Lecture 8 Atmospheric Moisture _part 2_

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Lecture 8: Atmospheric Moisture (part 2) Friday, February 22 Relative Humidity Temperature- humidity relationship Dew point Sensible temperature Condensation Supersaturated Adiabatic Processes Dry adiabatic Lifting condensation level Saturated adiabatic rate Clouds Cloud form Cirriform Stratiform Cumuliform Cloud Families (name? composition? indicates what?) High clouds Middle clouds Low clouds Clouds of vertical development
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Fog Upslope (orographic) fog Evaporation fog Dew Buoyancy of Air Atmospheric Stability Determining Stability Via temperature and lapse rate Via visual Precipitation Processes of precipitation 1. 2. Forms of precipitation (how is each formed?) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Atmospheric Lifting Convective Orographic Frontal Convergent
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Global Distribution of Precipitation Average Annual Seasonal patterns Precipitation Variability Acid Rain Study questions for Chapter 6, part 2: Measures of Humidity (p. 149) 1. Describe and explain what is meant when we say that the relative humidity
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