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Name: Victor T.
Status: student
Age:  20s
Location: N/A
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Date: 2000-2001


Question:
Hi, How do you read a Stuve Diagram? When do you expect to see fog, cloud, or precipitation?


Replies:
Victor,

This is a very involved question. If you have access to the internet, see the following links, which describe the use of the Stuve diagram to determine dewpoint, condensation temperature, and isentropic-condensation temperature:

www.vcrlter.virginia.edu/~bph/AW_Book_Spring_96/AW_Book_41.html

weather.ou.edu/~metr2603/thermo2/

nit.colorado.edu/~evans/thermo/

itg1.meteor.wisc.edu/wxwise/wxpilot/lesson5/lesson5bkgrnd3.html

David R. Cook
Atmospheric Research Section
Environmental Research Division
Argonne National Laboratory


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