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Unformatted text preview: b. As the morning wears down and transfers over into the afternoon, rays of sunlight begin to take an effect on the formation and retention of clouds and fog. The solar rays penetrate the clouds and fog and begin to warm the ground. The warmer ground surface will in turn warm up the air and thus cause the deformation of fog. It would be probable that the dissipation of the fog would happen from the bottom up since the source of heat is not so much the sun, but instead the ground that is causing the increase in temperature. 3. a. Altitude Parcel Temperature Parcel Dew Point Temperature Saturated? 4000m-7°F-7°F Yes 3000m-1°F-1°F Yes 2000m 5°F 5°F Yes 1000m 15°F 5°F No 0m 25°F 5°F No b. Altitude Parcel Temperature Parcel Dew Point Temperature Saturated? 4000m 3000m 2000m 1000m 0m...
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- Fall '06
- Psychrometrics, fog, solar rays