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Arc-Clouds in Thunderstorms

Synopsis
Explains formation and propagation of the wind-gust lines of thunderstorms (arc-clouds) using animation and time-lapse shots from geostationary weather satellites. Interpretation of characteristic thunderstorm forms. Coupling of single wind-gust lines. Day and night shots, some in infra-red.
Language
English
Country
Germany
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 6 min.
Year of production
1979
Availability
Sale; 1996 sale: £15.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Physics
Keywords
clouds; meteorology; thunderstorms

Credits

Writer
C Zick; F J Ossing

Production Company

Name

Institut für den Wissenschaftlichen Film

Distributor

Name

Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council

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Notes
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