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22. Clouds are classified based on their ___________________ and ___________________. 23. What are three (3) forms used to classify clouds? Briefly describe each. 24. What are the four (4) heights used to classify clouds? Briefly describe each. 25. Determine which type of fog ( advection fog, radiation fog, steam fog or upslope fog ) is being described below. A rare type of fog, it occurs when cool, dry air moves over a warm, moist water body and water evaporates into the cool air to begin it to saturation Commonly found on the leeward side of mountains, this type of fog is created when warm, moist air is pushed up the gradient of the mountain The most common type of fog, it occurs during the overnight hours when the air temperature drops to the dew point temperature Common over lakes and rivers in transitional seasons, this type of fog occurs when warm, moist air moves over cool water surfaces and the air temperature drops to the dew point temperature leading to saturation 26. How does frost differ from dew? 27. Precipitation is falling water (either in liquid or solid form) from the atmosphere. (True / False) 28. What is the warm cloud precipitation process? Describe how precipitation forms during this process.
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29. What is the cold cloud precipitation process? Describe how precipitation forms during this process. 30. Determine which type of precipitation ( freezing rain, hail, rain, sleet or snow ) is being described in the table below. Ice pellets that bounce when they hit the surface; frozen precipitation that melts high above the surface than re-solidifies in the lower portion of the atmosphere Frozen precipitation falling from clouds, its shape and depth at the surface depend heavily on air temperature Creates a glaze at the Earth’s surface; this begins as frozen precipitation that encounters warm air and freezes on contact in a shallow pocket of cold air at the surface Liquid precipitation falling from clouds, often begins as frozen precipitation that melts in warm air Common type of precipitation that falls from thunderstorms, large and irregularly shaped. This type of precipitation can cause significant damage to cars and crops. 31. Briefly describe how precipitation is measured using surface-based and satellite measurements. What are some major disadvantages of surface-based precipitation measurements? 32. Describe the process of cloud seeding. How is it possible for humans to create and/or destroy cloud/fog formation? 33. Urban areas tend to (increase, decrease) precipitation amounts.
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GE101 – Natural Environment: The Atmosphere Study Guide Worksheet Lecture 7 – Atmospheric Pressure and Winds Complete the following worksheet using the Lecture 7 slides and pages 43-46 and 156-176 in the textbook. 1. What two parameters are responsible for producing atmospheric pressure?
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