8.20 Temperature Inversions

  • An inversion is where temperature increases with altitude.
  • At night the earths cool surface can create a Radiation Inversion.
  • Cold air over water moving over land can create an Advection Inversion.
8.20.2 Explain the factors involved in the development of a:
(a) radiation inversion;
(b) turbulence inversion;
(c) subsidence inversion;
(d) frontal inversion

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