mid-tropospheric love

mid-tropospheric

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An elongated pastry filled with custard or whipped cream and usually iced with chocolate.

Etymologies

French, from Old French esclair, lightning, from esclairier, to light up, from Vulgar Latin *exclāriāre, from Latin exclārāre : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + clārus, clear; see kelə-2 in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Wildfires in the southern Canadian Rocky Mountains and their relationship to mid-tropospheric anomalies.

    Climate change and fire in the Arctic

  • There is also some correspondence between the region that shows a long-term decrease in TC density and the region in model projections of global warming e.g., Vecchi and Soden 2007.a that exhibits an increase in vertical wind shear and decrease in mid-tropospheric relative humidity.

    YTD Hurricane Activity « Climate Audit

  • He is comparing surface air temperatures that are measured on islands and coastlines and perhaps sometimes ships to mid-tropospheric temperatures measured by MSU. beng

    Warwick Hughes on SST Trends « Climate Audit

  • Thus, we have evidence for a warming effect on glaciers over a range of tropical latitudes in S. America, evidence for warming in the Northern subtropics in Asia, some evidence for a role of warming at the Lewis glacier in E. Africa, evidence for general tropical mid-tropospheric warming from sondes and satellites, and a firm theoretical reason to believe tropical free-tropospheric temperature to be geographically uniform.

    RealClimate

  • If we had a completely reliable instrumental record of tropical mid-tropospheric warming, we wouldn't be talking so much about using tropical glaciers as indicators of climate change, would we?

    RealClimate

  • It is true that this study shows a weak (cooling) trend in mid-tropospheric temperatures over the short period from 1979-1997, but what is more important is that the study shows a pronounced mid-tropospheric warming trend of .2 degrees C per decade over the full 1960-1997 period.

    RealClimate

  • Analysis of satellite data by [Fu et al, 2004] reveals a tropical mid-tropospheric temperature trend that continues into the post-1979 period, at a rate of about .16 degrees C per decade.

    RealClimate

  • Kaser et al also argue that surface and mid-tropospheric (Kilimanjaro-height) temperature trends have been weak in the tropics, in "recent decades."

    RealClimate

  • However, surface temperature is more geographically variable than mid-tropospheric temperature, and is strongly influenced by the diurnal cycle and by soil moisture.

    RealClimate

  • "… Analysis of satellite data by [Fu et al, 2004] reveals a tropical mid-tropospheric temperature trend that continues into the post-1979 period, at a rate of about .16 degrees C per decade …"

    RealClimate

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