Adjust the vertical profile of
temperature and dew point temperature by positioning the cursor over one
of the data points and then drag the cursor (press and hold the button
while moving) to increase or decrease the value. For starters, make the lower
part of the atmosphere warmer and wetter (increase the temperatures and dew
QUESTIONS FOR THOUGHT:
- How can you make a cloud grow?
- What atmospheric conditions are favorable for
- What conditions will produce low cloud bases? What
conditions will produce high cloud bases?
The Verner E. Suomi Virtual Museum development funded
in part by the National Science Foundation Grant #EAR9809458. Material
presented is Copyrighted (C) 1999 by Steve
Ackerman and Tom Whittaker.
If you have questions or comments, please let us know!