ATMO - Atmospheric Moisture Chapter 5 I. Review 1. 2. 3. 4....

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Atmospheric Moisture Chapter 5 I. Review 1. Moist air is air that contains_____________________________. 2. Water vapor is one of the (visible or invisible) gases in the atmosphere. 3. It varies in space and time. 4. Highest concentration in (lower or upper) troposphere. 5. It is a factor in controlling the ____________________________of the air. 6. Water vapor is needed for clouds to form. 7. Three states of matter: solid, liquid, gas 8. Change of Phase: Liquid to water vapor (gas) is called _______________________ Water vapor (gas) to liquid is called _________________________ Water vapor to ice is called __________________________ During evaporation, energy is ____________________ from the environment. Evaporation is a _________________ process During condensation, energy is _____________________ to the environment. Condensation is a ___________________ process. II. Indices of water vapor content Humidity – a general term for the amount of water vapor in the air. Humidity can expressed in several ways: Relative Humidity A ratio of the ________________ water vapor content in the air to the _______________ water vapor content possible at a given temperature. RH is expressed as a percentage. Relative humidity depends on 2 variables: a. b. The maximum water vapor content possible depends on _______________________.
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Relative humidity changes throughout the day, even if water vapor content remains constant. RH ___________________ as temperature ______________________ RH ___________________ as temperature ______________________ Typically RH is highest around ____________________ and lowest around
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ATMO - Atmospheric Moisture Chapter 5 I. Review 1. 2. 3. 4....

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