Notation and abbreviations for Chapter

CAPE convective available potential energy (J kg-1)

CIN convective inhibition energy (J kg -1)

h, u specific enthalpy, internal energy (J kg-1)

K kinetic energy (J)

Levap latent heat of evaporation (J kg-1)

pa parcel density for adiabatic change (kg m-3)

pe environmental density (kg m-3)

Va, Ve volumes of a parcel along an adiabat and of the environment (m3)

w, ws mixing ratio, saturated (g water vapor per kg dry air)

X, Y abscissa, ordinate

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