Lab01Answers

Lab01Answers - Solutions to Homework from Exercises for...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Solutions to Homework from Exercises for Weather and Climate Lab. 1 EES 108: Earth and Atmosphere Question #1 Using the rule above, indicate the percentage of the atmosphere above and below each height in Table 1-1 Answer: Note that each height in the table is an exact multiple of 5.6 km . Height ( km ) % of atmosphere above % of atmosphere below 22.4 ( 1 / 2 )- 4 = 1 / 16 = 6.25% 93.75 16.8 ( 1 / 2 )- 3 = 1 / 8 = 12.5% 87.5 11.2 ( 1 / 2 )- 2 = 1 / 4 = 25.% 75. 5.6 ( 1 / 2 )- 1 = 1 / 2 = 50.% 50. Sea level = 100.% 0. Note: I have rounded off the numbers to two decimal places. geol 108 Answers for Homework from Lab. 1 Due Jan 19 Questiona #23 Use the data in table 1-1 to construct a graph. Add a pressure scale below the percent scale in your graph and label it Pressure (mb) Answer: 5 10 15 20 25 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 h e i g h t a b o v e s e a l e v e l ( k m ) percentage of atmosphere above 5 10 15 20 25 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 h e i g h t a b o v e s e a l e v e l ( k m ) press Question #4 Estimate the percentage of the atmosphere above and the total pressure for the three heights indicated. The height of a cruising jet (11.2 km) Answer: 11 . 2km / 5 . 6km = 2 , so the pressure around the jets will be about ( 1 / 2 ) 2 = 1 / 4 , or 25% the pressure at sea level, or 250 millibar....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course EES 108 taught by Professor Giligan during the Spring '11 term at Vanderbilt.

Page1 / 6

Lab01Answers - Solutions to Homework from Exercises for...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online