Difference between revisions of "Thermal internal boundary layer"

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">An [[internal boundary layer]] caused by [[advection]] of air across  a [[discontinuity]] in [[surface temperature]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Important in coastal plains, this layer increases in depth to merge eventually with the [[convective  boundary layer]] some distance from the coastline. In this example of cool air advection, the thermal  internal boundary layer grows in depth as the square root of distance from the discontinuity.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">An [[internal boundary layer]] caused by [[advection]] of air across  a [[discontinuity]] in [[surface temperature]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Important in coastal plains, this layer increases in depth to merge eventually with the [[convective boundary layer|convective  boundary layer]] some distance from the coastline. In this example of cool air advection, the thermal  internal boundary layer grows in depth as the square root of distance from the discontinuity.</div><br/> </div>
 
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thermal internal boundary layer


Important in coastal plains, this layer increases in depth to merge eventually with the convective boundary layer some distance from the coastline. In this example of cool air advection, the thermal internal boundary layer grows in depth as the square root of distance from the discontinuity.