High-Level Cloud Fraction

High-Level Cloud Fraction

The left panels show results for December–February (DJF), and the right panels for June–August (JJA). The top two panels are from a control run (CAM); the middle two panels are from the experimental model (SP-CAM); and the bottom two panels show observations from the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP). Credit: M. Khairoutdinov, D. Randall, and C. DeMott, Colorado State University (reproduced from Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences with permission from the American Meteorological Society).

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Physical Climate, Observations, Modeling