ATMOSPHERIC STABILITY

Reading:
A&B: Ch5,6
Lab 8

 
Atmospheric Stability

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Review Questions

Lab 8

Stability Problems

I. Lapse Rates
1. Environmental Lapse Rate
2. Dry Adiabatic Lapse Rate
3. Saturate (Wet) Adiabatic Lapse Rate
4. Lifting condensation Level

II. Conditions
1. Inversion
2. Lapse Condition

III. Stability
1. Air parcel movement
2. Adiabatic process
3. Determining using lapse rates
    a. Stable
    b. Unstable
    c. Neutral

IV. Factors which modify atmospheric stability




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