Elements of Meteorology Exam 2 Questions

Elements of Meteorology Exam 2 Questions - Environmental...

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Environmental lapse rate decreases more rapidly with height than the dry adiabatic rate the atmosphere is absolutely unstable . Air temp increases air capacity to hold water vapor increases . If saturated stable air is lifted to a level where it becomes saturated and unstable, this type of instability is called conditional instability When the air is saturated, which of the following statements is not correct? An increase in temperature will cause condensation to occur. An inversion represents an extremely stable atmosphere because that air rises into the inversion will eventually become colder and more dense than the surrounding air. When an ice cube melts in a glass of soda, latent heat is consumed Lag in daily temperature refers to time delay between time of max solar radiation and the time of maximum temperature Conditions would be described as most unstable? An inversion Ideal conditions for a strong radiation inversion clear, calm, dry, winter night Type of fog that forms on those clear and calm nights when the earth cools off is called
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