An Analysis of Cloud Drop Growth by Collection Part II. Single Initial Distributions

Edwin X. Berry National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C. 20550

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Richard L. Reinhardt Sierra Nevada Corporation, Reno 89505

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Abstract

The initial spreading of a cloud droplet distribution, its time of formation and placement of the second maximum, and the value of the minimum between the two maxima are systematically related to the mean mass and standard deviation of the initial distribution.

Abstract

The initial spreading of a cloud droplet distribution, its time of formation and placement of the second maximum, and the value of the minimum between the two maxima are systematically related to the mean mass and standard deviation of the initial distribution.

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