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Re: Help locating certain cloud textures

Postby gsagostinho » Sun Jan 10, 2016 8:26 pm

@Johan G Thanks, those are great sources indeed! I knew the Cloud Appreciation Society, but that pdf is pure gold :D

So what seems to have confused me is that our cloud is called simple Nimbus, but actually that's just a suffix or prefix for other precipitating clouds such as nimbostratus or cumulunimbus. So which type of cloud exactly is the texture nimbus_sheet1.rgb trying to depict?

Cumulunimbus (which is what I had in mind) have quite salient structure, e.g.:

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On the other hand, nimbostratus has much less structure and fluffiness, but don't look like the default clouds to me either:

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