Orographic cloud at the Rock of Gibraltar
by Markus Furger, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI, Switzerland
Airflow from the Mediterranean Sea towards the land is forced by the rock to ascend. The cooling is sufficient for condensation of the water vapor to occur, and a cloud forms in the lee of the rock.
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Submitted on 27 February 2015
Credit: Markus Furger (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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