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Why So Many Cloud Types? How to identify clouds

What are the names for the clouds you see when you look up in the sky? In this video from Nova PBSlearn about nimbus (rain), cumulus (heap), cirrus (curl), stratus (layer), and other types of clouds, and why both their height in the atmosphere and their shape matter. Related reference: Cloud Classification and Characteristics.

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