cirrus cloud :
- n a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)
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- Laser-Brightened Cirrus Clouds
Intense laser light pulses increase the brightness of high cirrus clouds. Together with colleagues from Berlin and Geneva, climate researchers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have been investigating the interactions of laser light and ice clouds using the unique AIDA aerosol and cloud chamber on KIT's Campus North.
June 7, 2013 - PhotonicsOnline