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Unformatted text preview: that part of the atmospheric pressure attributed to water vapor • Saturated vapor pressure – that part of the atmospheric pressure due to water vapor when the air is saturated at a specific temp • Mixing ratio – the actual amount of water vapor in a parcel of air – mass of water vapor per unit mass of dry air(grams of water/kilogram of air) • Saturated mixing ratio – the amount of water vapor in saturated air at a specific time • Relative humidity – the ratio of the amount of water vapor actually in the air compared to the max amt of water vapor required for saturation at that particular temp (and pressure) o Nothing more than a percentage o Too cold to snow (doesn’t exist)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course MET 670 taught by Professor Arnesen during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08