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If the environmental lapse rate is nearly identical to the dry adiabatic lapse rate, −1ºC/100 m, the condition is classified as neutral, implying no tendency for a displaced parcel to gain or lose buoyancy. A subadiabatic condition is classified as “stable” in which the lapse rate in the atmosphere is less than −1ºC/100 m. Air parcels displaced upward attain temperature lower than their surroundings and will tend to return to their original levels. Air parcels displaced downward attain higher temperatures than their surroundings and also tend to return to their original levels.
Acid rain is a major problem throughout the world, especially in Scandinavia, Canada, and the eastern United States. Rain in the northeastern United States averages 10–100 times the acidity of normal rainwater. More than 90 lakes in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State no longer contain fish because the increased acidity of lake water has caused toxic metals in the lakebeds and surrounding soils to be released into the lakes. Similar effects are beginning to occur in other areas of the United States such as northern Minnesota and Wisconsin.
This quantity is closely related to the dry adiabatic rate. Similarly, if the displacement is downward so that an increase in pressure and compression is experienced, the parcel of air will be heated. The actual distribution of temperature in the vertical of the atmosphere is defined as the “environmental lapse rate” (LR). Typical examples are shown in Fig. 7, in comparison with the dry adiabatic lapse rate, which serves as a reference for distinguishing unstable from stable cases. The position of the dashed line in Fig.
Advanced Air and Noise Pollution Control: Volume 2 (Handbook of Environmental Engineering) by Lawrence K. Wang, Norman C. Pereira, Yung-Tse Hung