cloud top height


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cloud top height

The maximal altitude to which a nuclear mushroom cloud rises.
References in periodicals archive ?
Yost, 2010b: Evaluation of satellite-based upper troposphere cloud top height retrievals in multilayer cloud conditions during TC4.
Khaiyer, 2008: An evaluation of operational GOES-derived single-layer cloud top heights with ARSCL data over the ARM Southern Great Plains site.