Suppose the dry adiabatic lapse rate 12 C per 1,000 m, wet adiabatic lapse rate is 8 C per 1,000 m, the environment lapse rate is 6 C per 1,000 m.
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Suppose the dry adiabatic lapse rate 12 °C per 1,000 m, wet adiabatic lapse

rate is 8 °C per 1,000 m, the environment lapse rate is 6 °C per 1,000 m. When a blob of saturated air is forced down the leeward side of a mountain, what is the rate at which the air will heat up?

A. 12°C per 1,000 m of descent

B. 8°C per 1,000 m of descent

C. 6°C per 1,000 m of descent

D. 20°C per 1,000 m of descent

E. unknown in advance

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