How to Identify and Name Clouds by Mel Strong

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In this lecture Mel Strong introduces the cloud classification system created by Luke Howard. He goes over cumulus, altocumulus, cirrocumulus, stratocumulus, cumulonimbus, stratus, altostratus, cirrostratus, nimbostratus, cirrus, lenticular, and mammatus clouds.

Originally part of the Blue Planet lecture series at the University of New Mexico. This is the first of a series of lectures I have posted on introductory weather. .

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