Meteorology for Air Pollution Control Engineers16

Meteorology for Air Pollution Control Engineers16 - n n n

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1 n In part (d), the actual lapse rate has the opposite sign  from the adiabatic lapse rate, temperature increases with  elevation. n This is a temperature inversion (very stable). n By the same arguments as shown for part (c), in this  situation vertical atmospheric movement is damped.
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2 n We would expect all three situations (stable, neutral, and  unstable) at the same place, at different times of day, on 
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