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Unformatted text preview: 5. Which force holds the atmosphere to the Earth? a. friction b. pressure gradient c. hydrostatic d. Coriolis e. none of the above 6. T . F. Friction is greatest in the Earths boundary layer. 7. The ______ force is zero at the equator and at a maximum at the poles a. hydrostatic b. Coriolis c. friction d. pressure gradient e. gravitational 8. If you want to evaluate the stability of the atmosphere, which of the following weather product(s) would be most helpful? a. radiosonde/rawinsonde sounding b. surface pressure map c. wind profiler d. radar radial velocity image e. ALL of the above would be most helpful Use the Skew-T below to answer questions 9 and 10. 9. T. F . There is a surface capping inversion from the surface up to about 750mb. 10. T. F . the above Skew-T is indicating that the airmass is absolutely stable and therefore there is no chance of a thunderstorm....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course ATOC 1050 taught by Professor Forrest,be during the Fall '06 term at Colorado.
- Fall '06