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Physical Geography Laboratory Manual Remember, the vertical temperature profiles show the temperature of the surrounding air through which parcels of air can move. For the following questions, assume that the DAR is 10° C/1000 meters and that the SAR is 6°C/1000 meters. 2. A parcel of air with an initial temperature of 15 C begins to rise in Location A. The LCL of the parcel is 1000 meters. With a red (or labeled) line, carefully draw the temperature decrease of this parcel of air as it rises to 3500 meters. Be sure to consider the LCL, and the DAR and SAR. (a) Describe the stability pattern of this parcel of air. What is the general name for the change observed in the vertical temperature profile between 1000 and 1500 meters? (b) Does the parcel of rising air become highly stable or highly unstable between 1000 and 1500 meters? Why? (c) A parcel of air with an initial temperature of 35°C begins to rise in Location B. The LCL of the parcel is 2000 meters. With a red (or labeled) line, carefully draw the temperature decrease of this parcel of air as it rises to 5000 meters. Be sure to consider the LCL, and the DAR and SAR. 3. (a) Will this parcel of air begin to rise from the surface on its own? Why? Does the stability of this parcel change with increased elevation? If so, at what elevation does this change occur? (b) How would the pattern of stability below 5000 meters be different if the lifting condensation level was not reached until 4500 meters? (c)
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