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This tutorial on cloud types was designed for participants in the S'COOL project (Student Cloud Observations On-Line). S'COOL engages students in making and reporting ground truth observations of clouds then comparing those observations with data from the CERES satellite instrument. As part of those observations, students must collect data on cloud types and cloud levels. The images and text/oral descriptions of each cloud type by altitude will allow students to more accurately collect ground truth data. In addition, the descriptions often include historical background, name derivatives and other relevant information.

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    Keywords:

    NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Cloud types,Cloud classification,Earth Science,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Climate,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124134070T,Atmospheric science,Terra,The nature of science:The scientific process,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Atmosphere,History of science,Informal Education,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Aqua,Elementary School,Earth and space science:Earth processes:Earth's energy budget,History/Policy/Law,TRMM,Upper Elementary,Earth system science,High School,NPOESS,Geoscience

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    English

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