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Unformatted text preview: 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 6. T . F. A lifted index value of -9 indicates a more unstable atmosphere than a lifted index value of +9. 7. If an air parcel is displaced vertically in an UNSTABLE environment, what will the parcel do? a. it will remain in its new position b. it will fall back into place c. it will spread out horizontally d . it will rise e. b. and c. 8. The ______ force is zero at the equator and at a maximum at the poles a. hydrostatic b. pressure gradient c. friction d. Coriolis e. gravitational 9. Which force holds the atmosphere to the Earth? a. friction b. pressure gradient c. hydrostatic d. Coriolis e. none of the above 10. T . F . A totals total index of 20 indicates a very unstable atmosphere....
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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