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Credit: E. Wiebe

Contrails are mixing clouds created when the hot exhaust of a jet engine is injected into the cold atmosphere at high altitude. This picture also illustrates what the sky looked like over Victoria for much of the summer of 2006. Clear and blue. We are not much looking forward to the rainy season.




UVic / SEOS / Climate Group / About Front Page Picture / Contrails over Victoria Last updated: Friday, 01-Sep-2006 15:17:07 PDT
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