Pattern formation in clouds via Turing instabilities

  title={Pattern formation in clouds via Turing instabilities},
  author={Juliane Rosemeier and Peter Spichtinger},
  journal={Mathematics of Climate and Weather Forecasting},
  pages={75 - 96}
  • J. RosemeierP. Spichtinger
  • Published 1 January 2020
  • Environmental Science, Physics, Computer Science
  • Mathematics of Climate and Weather Forecasting
Abstract Pattern formation in clouds is a well-known feature, which can be observed almost every day. However, the guiding processes for structure formation are mostly unknown, and also theoretical investigations of cloud patterns are quite rare. From many scientific disciplines the occurrence of patterns in non-equilibrium systems due to Turing instabilities is known, i.e. unstable modes grow and form spatial structures. In this study we investigate a generic cloud model for the possibility of… 



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