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The variability in predictability of deep convection has been studied by Done et al. (2012). Indeed, convection is not necessarily a vertical process. 2. The potential energy (energy arising from moving a parcel to a greater height against gravity) of the system does not change, and movement from B to C requires energy to raise the centre of gravity of the parcel upwards, as in the movement of the parcel of air discussed so far. However, movement from A to D could cause the centre of gravity of the parcel to be lowered, causing energy to be released.
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