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Temperature inversion

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In meteorology, an inversion is a deviation from the normal change of an atmospheric property with altitude. It almost always refers to a "temperature inversion", i.e., an increase in temperature with height, or to the layer ("inversion layer") within which such an increase occurs. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

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Air masses
N/AAir temperature

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Thermal inversion

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