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James Petersen
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2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

At what rate per 1,000 meters do temperatures decrease with height in the troposphere?

To determine

The rate per 1000 meters at which the temperature decreases with height in the troposphere.

Explanation

Elevation is an important factor controlling temperature distribution on the Earth. If an isothermal map of the Earth is constructed based on the recorded values, it can be seen that the temperature drops considerably after every 1000 meters. Isothermal map portrays the regions on Earth having the same temperature.

The drop in temperature after every 1000 meters is referred to as the normal lapse rate and is nearly 6

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