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Unformatted text preview: humidity is 100% Dew point (temperature) Cooling As air temperature rises, air’s ability to hold water vapor __________. a)  Stays constant b)  Decreases c)  Increases Atmospheric (barometric) Pressure Adiaba7c Cooling / Warming The Orographic Effect Adiabatic expansion Adiabatic compression Why does a mass of air get cooler as it rises over a mountain? a)  The air gets cooler because it loses heat to its surrounding...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2014 for the course CSE 132 taught by Professor Lang during the Winter '08 term at UC Irvine.

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