atmospheric disturbance

atmospheric disturbance

[¦at·mə¦sfir·ik dis′tər·bəns]
(meteorology)
Any agitation or disruption of the atmospheric steady state.
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So this large atmospheric disturbance found by Spitzer and Hubble gives a new meaning to the concept of extreme weather.
The jets were 100 miles offshore, Spenst Jordan said, but atmospheric conditions apparently amplified the sound and caused a highly unusual atmospheric disturbance.
Comparing ground-based images with those taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have found that a single atmospheric disturbance triggered Saturn's "white spot" -- the storm that erupted in September 1990.
EGNOS increases GPS accuracy and supports applications requiring high precision by correcting errors caused by atmospheric disturbance factors.
In the atmospheric disturbance both planets were fluttering between colours through red, orange, yellow and whitish but never green.
The atmospheric disturbance caused by rapid evaporation from these sudden, heavy rainstorms over a large land mass has a major effect on water supply forecasts in the West.
The only problem was that the jolloff rice served to us had been cooked in palm oil, and a little atmospheric disturbance dropped a piece of rice on the front of my white T-shirt, staining it
In the case of global warming, though, the evidence tells us it will be a far larger and more world-changing atmospheric disturbance.
From a lacy knee-high cone of punched paper (all works are from 2005 and, as is the artist's habit, are mostly untitled save for brief explanatory descriptions), to a clump of white polyester thread hung from the ceiling so that its nearly twelve-foot long tendrils arranged themselves into a tiny silken comet, to a bizarre little constellation of pencils, wire, pillow stuffing, and Styrofoam pellets that squatted in the corner of the south gallery like some localized atmospheric disturbance from a parallel universe, the show was vintage Friedman.
A third laser measures and compensates for the atmospheric disturbance between the aircraft and the target.
Collateral damage has been steadily accruing ever since, in the form of atmospheric disturbance with its corollaries, such as melting glaciers, droughts, floods and increasing frequency of the El Nino phenomenon.

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