Table 5: Static stability stratification of ABL determined from the equivalent potential temperature at 0000 UTC for case studies.

StationsStudy caseStratification of characterization

Continental  (Niamey)08/25/06 at 0000 UTC0–180 munstable layer
180–300 mstable layer
300–1000 munstable layer
1000–1800 mneutral layer

Coastal  (Dakar)08/18/06 at 0000 UTC0–380 munstable layer
380–580 mstable layer
580–840 munstable layer
840–1400 mstable layer
1400–2000 munstable layer

Marine  (Sal)08/23/06 at 0000 UTC0–500 munstable layer
500–1200 mstable layer
1200–1400 munstable layer
1400–2000 mstable layer