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NCAR developed and Vaisala commercialized the dropsonde, a meteorological instrument that is deployed from an aircraft into hurricanes to improve both track and intensity forecasts

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Dan Powers
August 2nd, 2018

The UCAR Center for Science Education's Field Guide to Clouds is a portable guidebook to identifying clouds.  Learn about the different clouds in the sky, including how they form, how they get their names, and what they can tell you about the weather.  Test your cloud knowledge with quizzes and share photos of interesting clouds you find on social media.

Download the app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

UCAR cloud finder app