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Unit9c - Atmospheric Processes Part 3 Adiabatic Processes...

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Atmospheric Processes Part 3 Adiabatic Processes Adiabatic changes.
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Environmental Lapse Rate - ELR stationary column of air inversion:
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will cool at the Dry Adiabatic Lapse Rate DALR
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if condensation occurs i.e. air is saturated air will cool at the Saturated Adiabatic Lapse Rate -SALR It is also called MAR (moist adiabatic rate) depends on temperature - why? In a saturated air parcel, The release of
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absolute humidity relative humidity The capacity of air to hold water is related to the temperature of the air, because the vapour pressure increases with air temperature. Relative humidity is not a direct measurement of water vapour; This means that relative humidity
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If the air has a temperature of 20 ˚C and has a water vapour amount of 7 gm/Kg. What is its RH? If the air has a temperature of 20 ˚C and has a water vapour
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