Column: Credit condensation level for clouds’ flat bottoms
By Richard Brill, Special to the Star-Advertiser
April 19, 2019
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NEW YORK TIMES / 2018
The bottom of a cloud sits at the condensation level, where the air below is too warm for water to condense and too cold above for water to remain as a vapor. The result is a temporary boundary, the condensation level, which is flat. Clouds hang in the air during a tennis match at the U.S. Open in New York.