cloud amount
The proportion of sky obscured by cloud, expressed as a fraction of sky covered.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • cloud amount — The proportion of sky obscured by clouds, expressed as a fraction of sky covered. The amount may be indicated in octas (sometimes spelled as oktas) or decas (the total sky divided into 8 or 10 parts, respectively). Generally, the cloud amount is… …   Aviation dictionary

  • cloud amount — debesuotumas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Debesų dengiamos dangaus dalies santykis su visu dangaus plotu. atitikmenys: angl. cloud amount; cloud cover pranc. couverture nuageuse …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • cloud amount — debesuotumas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Debesų kiekis dangaus skliaute virš kurios nors teritorijos. atitikmenys: angl. cloud amount; cloudiness vok. Bewölkung, f; Umwölkung, f rus. облачность, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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  • cloud cover — Estimated as the apparent coverage of the total sky as seen by an observer. It is expressed as octas or decas. When half the sky is covered with clouds, it is referred to as four octa or five deca clouds. Generally, the cloud amount is indicated… …   Aviation dictionary

  • cloud cover — debesuotumas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Debesų dengiamos dangaus dalies santykis su visu dangaus plotu. atitikmenys: angl. cloud amount; cloud cover pranc. couverture nuageuse …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Cloud seeding — can be done by ground generators, plane, or rocket (not shown). Cloud seeding, a form of intentional weather modification, is the attempt to change the amount or type of precipitation that falls from clouds, by dispersing substances into the air… …   Wikipedia

  • Cloud feedback — is the coupling between cloudiness and surface air temperature in which a change in radiative forcing perturbs the surface air temperature, leading to a change in clouds, which could then amplify or diminish the initial temperature perturbation.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cloud reflectivity modification — Cloud reflectivity enhancement is also known as marine cloud brightening or cloud whitening on low cloud. An opposite scheme exists to reduce the reflectivity of higher, colder cirrus clouds.[1] It is a geoengineering technique that works by… …   Wikipedia

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