Chapter05b - Clouds First midterm exam is next Wednesday • The exam will be in-class during our regular lecture on Wednesday February 13 at 3pm

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Unformatted text preview: Clouds First midterm exam is next Wednesday! • The exam will be in-class, during our regular lecture on Wednesday February 13 at 3pm • The exam will be CLOSED BOOK ♦ No textbooks ♦ No calculators ♦ No cheat-sheets • Alternate seating • The grades will be posted on WebCT • The exam covers Chapters 1,2,3,4,5, and 19. • For a list of sections which are not covered, see the Class Notes on the class web page RECAP • Dew - condensation on cold surfaces. • Frost - deposition on very cold surfaces. • Haze - condensation on small airborne particles. • Fog – saturated wet haze, visibility <1 km. ♦ Radiation fog – driven by radiation cooling ♦ Advection fog – driven by air movement ♦ Upslope fog - topography driven ♦ Evaporation fog – cold air above warm body of water. Clouds • Definition: visible aggregate of tiny water droplets or ice crystals suspended in air • Classification: four major cloud groups according to the height (of the cloud base). Within each group there are different types identified by their appearance ♦ High ( cirrus : Latin for “wisp of hair”) • Cirrus, Cirrostratus, Cirrocumulus...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MET 1010 taught by Professor Matchev during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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Chapter05b - Clouds First midterm exam is next Wednesday • The exam will be in-class during our regular lecture on Wednesday February 13 at 3pm

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