Review exam 2

Review exam 2 - Geo 180 Weather and Climate Review and...

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Geo 180 Weather and Climate Review and Terms to Know - Exam 2 Chapter 5, Condensation and Precipitation An understanding of clouds and precipitation requires an understanding of those factors and processes that increase relative humidity. You may want to review Chapter 4. Condensation Cloud condensation nuclei Hygroscopic and hydrophobic nuclei Clouds are classified based on form and height Cirrus, cumulus, stratus, clouds of vertical development Alto, Nimbo Fog Radiation, Advection, Upslope (due to cooling) Steam fog and frontal fog (due to increased water vapor content) Dew Frost Precipitation Bergeron process and Collision-coalescence Rain, Snow, sleet, freezing rain, Hail Measuring Precipitation Standard, tipping bucket and weighing guage Chapter 6, Air Pressure and Wind Air Pressure Change with altitude, change with temperature Measuring pressure Mercury barometer, aneroid barometer, barograph Isobars Wind (from high to low pressure areas) Pressure gradient Coriolis effect Friction
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course GEO 180 taught by Professor Weborg-benson during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Fredonia.

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