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    Re: Refraction. was: Bubble Horizon Altitude Corrections
    From: Trevor Kenchington
    Date: 2004 Jul 7, 20:10 +0000

    Robert Gainer wrote:
    
    > Temperature inversion in the San Fernando Valley, California.
    > Bob
    
    
    I stand to be corrected but I think that is a temperature inversion, not
    a density inversion. I think (but again no more than that) that the
    density of air is significantly affected by humidity, as well as
    temperature and pressure, such that warm, humid air can be stable under
    colder, drier air.
    
    Time to step aside from his topic and leave it to atmospheric scientists
    -- which I am not!
    
    
    Trevor Kenchington
    
    
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