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Cloud Vortex Southeast of Greenland

59.4N 40W

February 11th, 2013 Category: Clouds

Greenland – January 26th, 2013

A large area of convection forming a spiral cloud vortex (bottom right quadrant) can be seen southeast of the southern tip of Greenland (upper left quadrant). It is a visible example of a convection current, the transfer of heat energy by the movement or flow of a substance from one position to another.

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