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Unformatted text preview: -adiabatic cooling—air mass rises, press down, air expands (cooling process)-mixing cold & warm air (breath on cold day)-contact cooling (radiation coding) lower elevation more humidity Relative humidity (water vapor)-How much vapor is in the air compared to how much could be there at that temperature -the warmer the air is the more moisture it can hold Specific humidity-weight of H2O to weight of air Absolute humidity-weight of H2O in a given volume of air Measure Humidity:-cycrometer two bulbs one with wet sock -chemical hydrometer crystals soak up moisture-Infared radiation is soaked up by moisture...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course NRM 4314 taught by Professor Fish during the Fall '10 term at Texas Tech.
- Fall '10