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Unformatted text preview: environment Processes o Sublimation Humidity o Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air Saturated air is air that is filled with water vapor to capacity Capacity is temperature dependent warm air has a much greater capacity so humidity is higher in summer Water vapor adds pressure (called vapor pressure) o Measuring humidity Mixing ratio Relative humidity Ratio of the airs actual water vapor content compared with the amount of water vapor required for saturation at that temperature (and pressure) Expressed as a percent Saturated air o Content equals capacity o Has a 100% relative humidity...
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- Fall '08