kenzie earth 7 - Lecture 14: Chapter 7, Water and...

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Lecture 14: Chapter 7, Water and Atmospheric Moisture The Heat Properties of Water For water to change from one state to another (solid, liquid, or vapor), ___ heat energy ________________ must be absorbed or liberated (released). A change from one state to another is called a ___ phase change ___________. To cause this, the amount of heat energy must be sufficient to affect the hydrogen bonds between molecules. The exchange between physical states of water provides more than 30% of the energy that powers the general circulation of the atmosphere, so, as shall be seen, it is an important part of weather and climate. The phase changes are: ___ melting _______: change from ice (solid) to water (liquid) ___ freezing _______: change from water (liquid) to ice (solid). Ice forms crystals, no two of which are alike. ____ condensation ______: change from vapor (gas) to water (liquid) ______ evaporation ____: change from water (liquid) to vapor (gas) ___ sumblimation _______: direct change from ice (solid) to vapor (gas)
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course ASTR 1101 taught by Professor Mcgimsey during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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