Entries by taobrien@lbl.gov

Self-similarity of clouds

The above three images are from the same satellite image.  Each has a different size, and all have been resized to the same size in the above image.  One is approximately 112 km across, one is approximately 325 km across, and one is approximately 750 km across.  Which is which?* Moreover, why does this matter? Strange weather–extreme events–generally involve a […]