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temperature inversion

n
(Physical Geography) meteorol an abnormal increase in temperature with height in the troposphere
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We had to spray the dense thicket along river banks at night, due to the temperature inversion.
Sally the dog surveying a temperature inversion over Castleton and the Hope Valley (taken from The Great Ridge, Mam Tor), by Laura Wild of Heaton Moor, Stockport.
I was in Glencoe, temperature inversion all day, it was absolutely stunning and I took a few photographs that day and I thought photography might be a really good way of expressing what these mountains are like and the experience of being with them and from then on I've been constantly chasing the light," he said.
Normally, hot air rises and disperses pollutants upwards but during a temperature inversion event a layer of warm air traps the movement of pollutants, effectively creating a ceiling and concentrating the pollutants close to ground level.
The rocky areas of central and eastern Slovakia will see more complicated weather conditions, with an air temperature inversion [increase in temperature with altitude] not being ruled out.
A temperature inversion threatened our sight-seeing flight with cloud filling the valley below the resort and rising and falling dangerously close to the end of the runway.
The National Weather Service's Green Bay office documented a temperature inversion in the area that morning, citing warmer air temperatures 1,000-1,300 feet (300-400 meters) above ground level.
Flying at these times will provide previously unavailable data collection, analysis, and delivery of decision-making information to manned firefighting fleets operating in difficult terrain, smoke, or temperature inversion situations.
A weather phenomenon known as temperature inversion in winter results in heavy smog and a sharp drop in air quality, a problem afflicting Tehran and other major cities for years.
This negative effect is produced as a result of the unique climatological conditions found over the Antarctic plateau, such as warmer stratospheric temperatures relative to the surface, a robust surface-based temperature inversion, and a weak water vapor absorptivity profile.
The Occurrence Of Successive Temperature Inversion in a Non-Convective Pool Subjected to Multiple Absorbing Layers.
However, no experimental studies of the temperature inversion layer in the Sarajevo Valley were reported, up to now.
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