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Atmospheric instability

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Atmospheric instability is a condition where the Earth's atmosphere is generally considered to be unstable and as a result the weather is subjected to a high degree of variability through distan...

Stable and Unstable Air

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Weather is strongly affected by how stable or unstable the atmosphere is. Stable air means that the weather is likely to be calm. It may rain or snow slowly and ...

Stable and unstable airmasses - what does all this mean? | Weather ...

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Jan 16, 2007 ... First, to visualise what 'stable' and 'unstable' states mean in a physical ... In the atmosphere, whether air that is displaced does so in an unstable ... e.g. in a slow moving anticyclone, or a tropical maritime airmass, then an air ...

Air Masses - Aviation Weather

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Air Masses - full text of the classic FAA guide. ... conditions change with height. Characteristics typical of an unstable and a stable air mass are as follows: ...

Atmospheric Stability - About.com Weather

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Jun 17, 2015 ... Updated June 16, 2015. Stability or atmospheric stability has to do with air's tendency to either rise and create storms (instability), or to resist ...

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Jun 29, 2013 ... Is a rising air mass stable or unstable? ... rate . . . the one difference I do see is surface temperature, 20C in the absolute stability example vs.

Airmass Stability

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Airmass Stability & Atmospheric Dispersion. Underburning. Atmospheric stability is the resistance of the atmosphere to vertical motion. When the atmosphere is ...

Air Masses and Fronts

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Air Mass is an extremely large body of air whose properties of temperature and moisture ... cT continental tropical hot, dry, stable air aloft--unstable surface air.

Stability and Cloud Development

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Orographic Lifting: Windward side and Leeward side of mountains; Frontal Lifting : A Front is a transition zone between two air masses of different density ...

Stability & Cloud Development

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To determine the stability of an air parcel, one compares its temperature to the temperature of the surrounding air mass. If the air parcel's temperature is less than ...

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What is an unstable air mass?

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Jan 10, 2011 ... This is called a stable airmass. If the rising air parcel contains enough water vapor, however, then condensation of the water vapor in it occurs, ...

What is the difference between stable and unstable air? - Weather

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If a rising parcel of air is cooler than the surrounding atmosphere it will tend to sink back to its original position. This is because cool air is more dense or heavier ...

Unit 7: Atmospheric Stability and Instability — Free Online Course ...

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Define atmospheric stability (stable air), and discuss its general effects on fire ... or cooling by expansion, without a transfer of heat or mass into a system. As air ...