sea-level pressure


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Noun1.sea-level pressure - the atmospheric pressure reduced by a formula to the pressure at sea level
air pressure, atmospheric pressure, pressure - the pressure exerted by the atmosphere
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* Mild hyperbaric exposures with air deliver no more oxygen to the body than breathing oxygen by mask at sea-level pressure.
The mean pressure value when the sea-level pressure was the highest was 1019.2 [+ or -] 6.2 mmHg, mean pressure value when the sea-level pressure was normal was 1016.3 [+ or -] 5.6 mmHg, and, finally, when the sea-level pressure value was the lowest, the mean pressure value was 1012.7 [+ or -] 6.6 mmHg and wind speed was found to be 8.9 [+ or -] 4.3 per hour (Table 1).
After two months of following the treatment, that is breathing pure oxygen at sea-level pressure for 45 minutes, five days a week, the toddler regained muscle control as well as her ability to speak, walk and respond to commands.
A Nature article reports how precipitation changes were linked to rising sea-level pressure and long-term warming trends in Eastern Mediterranean.
The recording of New Horizons' radio signal as it ducked behind Pluto and then reappeared revealed surface pressures of 11 and 10 microbars, respectively--only 0.001% of sea-level pressure on Earth.
Whitlow, 2000: Sea-level pressure variability in the Amundsen Sea region inferred from a West Antarctic glaciochemical record.
Paciente explained that the sea-level pressure currently affects the intensification of the LPA into tropical depression.
If the average sea-level pressure is 1000 mb, this means that nearly 300 mb must be added to obtain a reading at sea level.
So, if the 88 cubic-foot tank has only an additional 10% of air (at sea-level pressure), why does that equate to many times more useful air for airguns?
TERRAIN data includes information about domain size and topography; REGRID/pregrid provides atmospheric data that have at least these variables: sea-level pressure, horizontal wind components, temperature, relative humidity, height of pressure levels, sea-surface temperature and snow-cover data and times covering MM5 model simulation.