AIR MASS

A widespread body of AIR that was established while situated over a REGION of the PLANETARY_SURFACE of the EARTH and that undergoes specific modifications while in transit away from that REGION; an air mass. An air mass is often approximately homogeneous in its horizontal extent (for example: AIR_TEMPERATURE and/or moisture distribution) and the vertical inhomogeneities are approximately the same over its horizontal extent.

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Initial contribute: 2011-12-26

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Name AIR MASS
Description A widespread body of AIR that was established while situated over a REGION of the PLANETARY_SURFACE of the EARTH and that undergoes specific modifications while in transit away from that REGION; an air mass. An air mass is often approximately homogeneous in its horizontal extent (for example: AIR_TEMPERATURE and/or moisture distribution) and the vertical inhomogeneities are approximately the same over its horizontal extent.
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Name 大气团

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NNU_Group (2011). AIR MASS, Concept & Semantic, OpenGMS, https://geomodeling.njnu.edu.cn/repository/concept/c5880c22-8a55-4bb4-80aa-df7a567ffbbb
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