ground level inversion

in atmospheric chemistry
The @I03146@ of the normal temperature @G02669@ in the atmosphere; the temperature of the air increases with increasing height of the air above the ground. This leads to poor mixing of gases released below the @I03146@.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2193 [Terms] [Paper]