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structure of the atmosphere in clear weather

a study of soundings with pilot balloons

by C. J. P. Cave

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Published by The University press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Winds,
  • Atmosphere, Upper,
  • Balloons, Pilot

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C.J.P. Cave ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC879 .C2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 144 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6546833M
    LC Control Number12022045

    Weather is the state of the atmosphere, including temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind, humidity, precipitation, and cloud cover. It differs from climate, which is all weather conditions for a particular location averaged over about 30 years. Weather is influenced .


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From clear explanations of the basic physical and chemical principles of the atmosphere, to descriptions of regional climates and their changes, the book presents a comprehensive coverage of global meteorology and climatology.

In this new edition the latest scientific ideas are again expressed in a clear, non-mathematical s: and all weather occur in this layer. This is where the clouds are located and airplanes fly at within this layer. In this layer, the higher up from Earth’s surface you go, the colder it gets.

In other words, as altitude increases temperature decreases. The peak of Mt. Everest is near the top of this layer. The atmosphere consists of 4 layers: the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, and thermosphere. Figure A shows the placement of the different layers of the atmosphere and how the temperature changes with height as you go from the ground up to space.

The. - The Structure of the Atmosphere in Clear Weather: A Study of Soundings with Pilot Balloons C. Cave Frontmatter More information. Created Date. The troposphere is also known as the weather sphere.

This is due to the water vapor in the air. After the tropopause, water vapor doesn't exist in the atmosphere. Figure shows the temperature, pressure, and water vapor values for each of the layers of the atmosphere.

atmosphere). Because of this clear and monotonic relationship between height and pressure, pressure is often used as a vertical coordinate for the atmosphere. Indeed, pressure is easier to measure than height and choosing a pressure coordinate simplifies the formulation of some equations.

The temperature in the. troposphere. - The Structure of the Atmosphere in Clear Weather: A Study of Soundings with Pilot Balloons C. Cave Excerpt More information. Created Date. the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place.

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