# Atmospheric Thermodynamic Diagrams for Meteorology

Obtaining various types of atmospheric thermodynamic diagrams is
difficult. Skew-T ln-p diagrams are most often used in this country, but
I find Stuve (or pseudo-adiabatic) diagrams to be simpler for students
to understand. Therefore, I have developed IDL procedures for plotting
Stuve and T-phi (tephigram) diagrams. These procedures plot the
pressure, temperature, dry adiabatic, saturated adiabatic, and saturated
specific humidity lines of the diagram. In addition the procedures can
plot the temperature and dewpoint of an input sounding.

Last modified: November 20, 2001
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