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Atmospheric instability - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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: ...

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 ...

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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This is because cool air is more dense or heavier than warmer air. This is referred to as stable air. If a rising parcel of air is warmer than the surrounding ...

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

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Visual Indicators of Stable Air. Clouds in layers, no vertical motion; Stratus type clouds; Smoke column drifts apart after limited rise; Poor visibility in lower levels ...

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Jun 3, 2012 ... Learn to Fly - Stable vs Unstable air. ... Weather School - Unstable bottom, stable on top! - Duration: 3:44. WeatherSchool 459 views. 3:44.

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 ...

What are the differences between stable and unstable air mass ...

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Oct 26, 2016 ... In very simple terms the stability of the atmosphere is its tendency to settle or not when disturbed vertically. The parameter that creates that ...