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EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > CLOUDS > CLOUD PROPERTIES > CLOUD BASE HEIGHT

Definition:
For a given cloud or cloud layer, the lowest level in the atmosphere at which
the air contains a perceptible quantity of cloud particles.
See also the definitions for cloud height and cloud ceiling.


Reference:
Glickman, T.S., ed. 2000. Glossary of Meteorology, 2nd edition., American
Meteorological Society, Boston, MA.