xOrographic lift : Occurs when an air mass is forced to rise over geographic relief from a lower elevation. As the air mass rises it expands and cools adiabatically, which can raise the relative humidity to 100%, create clouds and precipitation.
Air pollution can get high in the atmosphere – high above most of the clouds you see in the sky. Scientists are finding air pollution more than 20 miles above the surface of the Earth. That’s in the stratosphere...Read more