Unformatted text preview: ± Why does condensation make air more unstable? ± How can you make the atmosphere more unstable? More stable? ± What visible evidence shows that atmospheric stability changes during the day in Florida during summer? ± On a typical summer day, is the Florida atmosphere stable or unstable at dawn? Is it stable or unstable in the afternoon? Chapter 6 Review ± Do lenticular clouds form in stable or unstable conditions? ± How is a cumulonimbus cloud with a cap cloud (“pileus”) a combination of unstable and stable air? Questions on the height of the base of convective clouds ± What determines the height of the base of a cloud? ± Why do convective clouds in the SE United States usually have much lower cloud bases than convective clouds in the western US?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2011 for the course MET 1010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at FSU.
- Fall '08