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Unformatted text preview: 2. What is meant by surface tension of water? Phase Changes of Water (p. 143) 3. Why is evaporation a cooling process? Why is condensation a warming process? Evaporation (p. 146) 4. What are the conditions associated with relatively high rates of evaporation and the conditions associated with relatively low rates of evaporation? 5. What is evapotranspiration ? Measures of Humidity (p. 149) 6. What is absolute humidity ? Specific humidity ? 7. What is meant by saturation vapor pressure ? 8. Describe and explain what is meant when we say that the relative humidity of the air is 50 percent. 9. What is the dew point temperature? 10. Explain sensible temperature . Condensation (p. 151) 11. Under what circumstances can air become supersaturated ?...
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