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  • 1 height — height, altitude, elevation mean the distance a thing rises above the level on which it stands, or the vertical distance between a given level taken as a base and a thing that is above it. Height may be used with reference to whatever can be so… …

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  • 2 ceiling balloon — A small balloon used to determine the height of a cloud base or the extent of vertical visibility …

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  • 3 Ceiling balloon — A ceiling balloon is used by meteorologists to determine the height of the base of clouds above ground level during daylight hours.The principle behind the ceiling balloon is a balloon with a known ascent rate (how fast it climbs) and determining …

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  • 4 Mushroom cloud — created by smoke billows Ascending cloud from Redoubt Vol …

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  • 5 Cirrus cloud — A sky filled with many types of cirrus clouds Cirrus clouds (cloud classification symbol: Ci) are atmospheric clouds generally characterized by thin, wispy strands, giving them their name from the Latin word cirrus meaning a ringlet or curling… …

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  • 6 List of meteorology topics — This is a list of meteorology topics. The terms relate to meteorology, the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting. (see also: List of meteorological phenomena)AlphanumericTOC… …

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  • 7 Meteorological instrumentation — Galileo thermometer Meteorological instrumentation is the equipment used to sample the state of the atmosphere at a given time. Each science has its own unique sets of laboratory equipment. However, meteorology is a science which does not use… …

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  • 8 Lightning — This article is about the atmospheric electrical phenomenon. For other uses, see Lightning (disambiguation). See also: Lightning strike Lightning striking Atlanta, United States Lightning is an atmospheric electrostatic discharge (spar …

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  • 9 Convective available potential energy — A skew T plot showing a morning sounding with a large hydrolapse followed by an afternoon sounding showing the cooling which occurred in the mid levels resulting in an unstable atmosphere as surface parcels have now become negatively buoyant. The …

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  • 10 Court Line — (Aviation) IATA OU ICAO Callsign Founded 1957 (as Argus Air Transport) Ceased operations 1974 …

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  • 11 Glider — Gliders or Sailplanes are heavier than air aircraft primarily intended for unpowered flight. See also gliding and motor gliders for more details. [cite web url = http://www.ssa.org/UsTeam/adobe%20pdf/pr%20pdf/BR%20Sailplanes%20V3%2004.pdf title …

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  • 12 Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 13 Weather radar — in Norman, Oklahoma with rainshaft …

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  • 14 Atmosphere of Venus — Atmosphere of Venus …

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  • 15 Outline of meteorology — See also: Index of meteorology articles Eye of Hurricane Isabel from the International Space Station, September 15, 2003. Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting.… …

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  • 16 Topic outline of meteorology — For a more comprehensive list, see the List of meteorology topics. Meteorology is the interdisciplinary scientific study of the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting. Meteorological phenomena are observable weather events… …

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  • 17 environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …

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  • 18 Weather forecasting — weather forecaster redirects here. For other uses, see Weatherman (disambiguation). Forecast of surface pressures five days into the future for the north Pacific, North America, and north Atlantic ocean. Weather forecasting is the application of… …

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  • 19 physical science, principles of — Introduction       the procedures and concepts employed by those who study the inorganic world.        physical science, like all the natural sciences, is concerned with describing and relating to one another those experiences of the surrounding… …

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  • 20 Titan (moon) — Titan Titan in 2005 by Cassini spacecraft Discovery Discovered by Christiaan Huygens …

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