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From: Dan Richter (1:317/3)
To: All
Date: Fri, 11.06.21 13:00
ES Picture of the Day 11 2021
EPOD - a service of USRA

The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) highlights the diverse processes
and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and
archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory
captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The
community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and
relevant links.

Altocumulus Cloud Deck Above Varese, Italy

June 11, 2021


Photographer: Michela Meda

Summary Authors: Michela Meda; Jim Foster

Shown above is an altocumulus cloud deck as observed over Carnago,
Varease, Italy. These mid-level clouds form between about 8,200 to
19,600 ft (2,500 m to 6,000 m) when strong winds are aloft. Composed of
tiny, supercooled water droplets, they often presage a change in
weather, such as the as the arrival of a cold front. Photo taken on
November 23, 2020.

Carnago (Varese), Italy Coordinates: 45.7225, 8.8412

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Cloud Links

* Atmospheric Optics
* The Cloud Appreciation Society
* Cloud Atlas
* Color and Light in Nature

Earth Science Picture of the Day is a service of the Universities
Space Research Association.

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