Vertical motion of the air induced by the expansion of the air heated by the earth's surface and its resulting buoyancy.
Source: PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2182 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'convection (as applied to air motion)' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01313 RISBibTexEndNote