autoconvective lapse rate


Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • homogeneous atmosphere — i. A hypothetical atmosphere in which the gaseous composition is constant with height. The lapse rate of temperature in such an atmosphere is known as the autoconvective lapse rate and is equal to approximately 15°F/1000 ft (3.4°C/100 m). For a… …   Aviation dictionary

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