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  • noun Plural form of adiabat.


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  • Take a look at the wiki to see the differences between the wet and dry adiabats


  • Moist adiabats are much more complicated than the dry adiabat.

    Unthreaded #18 « Climate Audit

  • If I assume that the slower increase in surface temperature compared to the increase at high altitudes of wet adiabats actually reflect increased latent heat transfer, then I get an exponential increase of latent heat transfer from water vapor with temperature.

    IPCC and Data Access « Climate Audit

  • Look at the moist adiabats chart I posted in #227 in this thread.

    Unthreaded #7 « Climate Audit

  • At high altitudes, especially where the moist adiabats approach the lapse rate of a dry adiabat, the temperature difference increases with temperature.

    Unthreaded #7 « Climate Audit

  • This is PNAS after all; I guess that they would have had at least one reviewer who knows what you can and cannot do with adiabats.

    LIA and MWP in Venezuela « Climate Audit

  • I haven’t done any programming in a long time and I’m having some problems setting up to do a finite difference calculation of moist adiabats using equation 3.74 on this page of R.

    Unthreaded #7 « Climate Audit


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