Cumulus Clouds (Cu)
Cu humilis
Smog BL Top Clouds
BL Top Clouds - Dust
Cu congestus I
Cu congestus II
Cu con praecipitatio
Con congestus IV
Con congestus V
Cu ´magritteus`
Cu mediocris
Cu pileus
Cu arcus
Tropical Cu
Marine BL



Cumulus congestus Clouds
- Series IV -

This series of images summarizes different views of single Cumulus congestus towers or whole fields. They were observed during the four and a half hours flight. CuCong1.jpg and CuCong2.jpg were directly taken after take-off. They show the Cumulus congestus clouds which occurred above the Atlantic Ocean eastwards of Fortaleza. This formation reminds to "castellanus".

CuCong1-11.jpg: S. Borrmann, flight Varig RG2375 from Fortaleza to Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2 March 2004, 3:28 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Camera Parameters

Olympus E-1 SLR with a 14-54 mm objective. Exposure und sensitivity (100 ASA) choice are performed by the program automatic of the camera. The following images were all taken in the sRGB colour range with a resolution of 2560 x 1920 pixel x 24 colours.