canoLAB series: Inversions

April 21, 2017
temperature inversions spraying

Andrew Thostenson demonstrates temperature inversions using dry ice at canoLAB17 in Vermilion, Alberta.

Andrew Thostenson, pesticide program specialist with North Dakota State University extension service, spoke on air temperature inversions at canoLAB 2017. Air temperature inversions result when dense cool, air settles close the ground. Inversions can be a problem for spray drift when winds are low and skies are clear.

download the NDSU Factsheet: Air Temperature Inversions Causes, Characteristics and Potential Effects on Pesticide Spray Drift

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