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stratiformis

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

From the Latin stratus meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and forma meaning ‘appearance’, a species of cloud consisting of an extensive level sheet or layer, found in altocumulus,...

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stratiformis

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

From the Latin stratus meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and forma meaning ‘appearance’, a species of cloud consisting of an extensive level sheet or layer, found in altocumulus,...

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stratiformis

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 37 words.

From the Latin stratus meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and forma meaning ‘appearance’, a species of cloud consisting of an

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stratiformis

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 40 words.

From the Latin stratus, meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and forma, meaning ‘appearance’, the name of a species

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stratiformis

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 40 words.

From the Latin stratus, meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and forma, meaning ‘appearance’, the name of a species

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stratiformis

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 37 words.

From the Latin stratus meaning ‘flattened’ or ‘spread out’ and forma meaning ‘appearance’, a species of cloud consisting of an

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stratiformis

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 18 words.

A cloud species. An extremely extensive horizontal sheet or layer of stratocumulus, altocumulus, or occasionally cirrocumulus.

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cloud species

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Part of the system of cloud classification, consisting of a subdivision of cloud genera according to structure or shape. Cloud species are: fibratus, spissatus, uncinus, castellatus,...

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