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What is radiation inversion?

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Asked by narendra sharma, 19 Feb '13 11:02 am
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Night time cooling
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 19 Feb '13 11:30 am

 
  
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A radiation inversion commonly occurs when the evening air is still and there are no clouds to trap heat. Surface temperature drops as longwave radiation emitted by the Earth escapes to space.
Answered by Quest, 19 Feb '13 11:41 am

 
  
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A radiation inversion commonly occurs when the evening air is still and there are no clouds to trap heat. Surface temperature drops as longwave radiation emitted by the Earth escapes to space. Air in contact with the surface cools, but that at a higher elevation and not in direct contact with the earth remains somewhat warmer creating the inversion. Cool air will collect in depressions as air density increases and gravity pulls it down slope
Answered by aflatoon, 19 Feb '13 11:06 am

 
  
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