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The cloud collector's handbook

Author: Gavin Pretor-Pinney; Cloud Appreciation Society.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, 2011.
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Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers points for spotting them and recording their finds.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Trivia and miscellanea
Observers' manuals
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Pretor-Pinney, Gavin.
Cloud collector's handbook.
San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, 2011
(OCoLC)664674872
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Pretor-Pinney; Cloud Appreciation Society.
ISBN: 9781452105185 1452105189
OCLC Number: 759847743
Notes: "An official publication of the Cloud Appreciation Society."
Originally published: United Kingdom : Sceptre, 2009.
Includes indexes.
Description: 1 online resource (143 pages) : chiefly color illustrations
Contents: Ten main cloud types. Cumulus ; Stratocumulus ; Stratus ; Altocumulus ; Altostratus ; Cirrus ; Cirrocumulus ; Cirrostratus ; Nimbostratus ; Cumulonimbus --
Notable species & varieties. Lenticularis ; Fibratus ; Castellanus ; Undulatus ; Lacunosus ; Radiatus ; Duplicatus --
Accessory clouds & supplementary features. Pileus ; Velum ; Pannus ; Mamma ; Virga ; Arcus ; Tuba ; Incus --
Other clouds. Cap & banner ; Kelvin-Helmholtz ; Contrails ; Pyrocumulus ; Roll cloud ; Fallstreak hole ; Horseshoe vortex ; Fog & mist ; Diamond dust ; Nacreous ; Noctilucent --
Cloud optical effects. Iridescence ; Corona ; Crepuscular rays ; Glory ; Rainbow ; Cloudbow & fogbow ; 22 ̊ halo ; Sundog ; Circumzenithal arc ; Sun pillars --
Technical terms --
Cloud classification.
Responsibility: by Gavin Pretor-Pinney ; image research by Society photo editor, Ian Moxley ; meteorological guidance by Stephen Burt.
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Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers points for spotting them and recording their finds.

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