Convective Motion as Indicated by Visual Tracers

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  • 1 Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada, Reno
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Abstract

Time-lapse photographs taken of a visual tracer laid in horizontal lines at several levels, one above the other, show convective motion of the air in a vertical plane. Through minor improvements in technique a three-dimensional picture of the air motion could be achieved.

Abstract

Time-lapse photographs taken of a visual tracer laid in horizontal lines at several levels, one above the other, show convective motion of the air in a vertical plane. Through minor improvements in technique a three-dimensional picture of the air motion could be achieved.

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