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Colloidal meteorological processes in the formation of precipitation

By Walter Findeisen, Esther Volken, Alena M. Giesche and Stefan Brönnimann


This paper is the edited translation of the paper by Walter Findeisen “Die kolloidmeteorologischen Vorgänge bei der Niederschlagsbildung” (Colloidal meteorological processes in the formation of precipitation) that was published 1938 in the Meteorologische Zeitschrift 55, 121–133.Abstract [Original, translated abstract]The microphysical processes of rain formation are discussed based on new insights. All fundamental phenomena of rain formation are explained. Important new insights arise concerning practical meteorology

Topics: Findeisen-Bergeron process, cloud microphysics, precipitation formation, Meteorology. Climatology, QC851-999
Publisher: Borntraeger
Year: 2015
DOI identifier: 10.1127/metz
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