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Cloud Formations As Observed From Aeroplanes

Nature volume 101, pages 8588 (04 April 1918) | Download Citation



THE recent development of aviation has provided a means of observing clouds which is much superior to any hitherto known. A modern aeroplane can reach the clouds in a very short time, and in many cases get above them. Observations of temperature can easily be obtained, and probably humidity observations would present no great difficulties. The “bumps” experienced also give some information as to the nature of the disturbance causing the formation of the clouds.

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