Potentially unstable air

Figure 8.8 The effect of atmospheric stability on the kinds of cloud forming over rising land.

C Unstable

Figure 8.8 The effect of atmospheric stability on the kinds of cloud forming over rising land.

droplets. But the highest parts of tall cumulus seem diffuse and fibrous, because the cloud there is glaciated, consisting of ice crystals. The common, essential feature of all cumulus clouds is brisk internal convection, due to instability within a considerable depth of the atmosphere.

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