Chapter 7 Problems

Chapter 7 Problems - 7.5. CONVECTIVE AVAILABLE POTENTIAL...

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7.5. CONVECTIVE AVAILABLE POTENTIAL ENERGY (CAPE) 237 Problems. 1. Refer to the sounding in Fig. 7.22. a. Estimate the mixing ratio at the surface. b. Estimate the saturation mixing ratio at the surface. What is the relative humidity at the surface? c. What is the dew point? d. What is the pressure level at the LCL? e. What is the wet bulb temperature at the surface? d. Is CIN > 0? e. Is there a large CAPE? f. What is the mixing ratio at 800hPa? g. What is the saturation mixing ratio at 800hPa? 2. Refer to sounding in Fig. 7.23. a. Where is the tropopause? b. Describe the air mass over Bismarck on this day. c. Describe the humidity as function of altitude. d. Are there any temperature inversions as a function of altitude? e. Is there any CAPE or CIN? Stable? 3. Refer to sounding in Fig. 7.24. a. Where is the tropopause? b. Describe the air mass over Bismarck on this day. c. Describe the humidity as function of altitude. d. Are there any temperature inversions as a function of altitude?
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ATMO 335-501 taught by Professor North during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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Chapter 7 Problems - 7.5. CONVECTIVE AVAILABLE POTENTIAL...

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