Stratification

Science / Geology / Stratification: A layered structure of sedimentary rocks in which the individual layers can be traced a considerable distance. The layers can be caused by many differences which include materials of different composition, color, grain size or orientation.

Baroclinity

Science / Weather / Baroclinity: The state of stratification in a fluid in which surfaces of constant pressure intersect surfaces of constant density. Also known as baroclinicity. An example is the tight temperature gradient along th MORE

Stagnation Area

Science / Weather / Stagnation Area: An area that has a combination of stable stratification, weak horizontal wind speed, and little, if any, significant precipitation. It is usually associated with an area of high pressure. MORE

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