G476/576 Overview of Precipitation Meteorology
HUMIDITY, CONDENSATION, AND PRECIPITATION
Humidity- amount of water vapor in air
Vapor Pressure- total atmospheric pressure that can be attributed to water vapor
Physical Properties and Principles Related to Hydrology
Review of Fundamental Physics in the Context of Hydrology
Fundamental (Measurable) Physical Quantities
Mass - a measure of the amount of matter contained in a given quantity of material
GS106 Chemical Bonds and Chemistry of Water
Hierarchy of chemical substances
atoms of elements - smallest particles of matter with unique physical and
chemical properties, that still retain the properties
JOURNAL OF HYDROMETEOROLOGYSPECIAL SECTION
Estimates of the Global Water Budget and Its Annual Cycle Using Observational and
KEVIN E. TRENBERTH, LESLEY SMITH, TAOTAO QIAN, AIGUO DAI,
National Center for Atmospheric
Basics Review of Math
Decimal Fractions, basics and definitions
Decimal Fractions - a fraction whose deonominator is 10 or some multiple of
10 such as 100, 1000, 10000, etc.
8/10 = 0.8
79/100 = 0.79
183/1000 = 0.83
Understanding Weather Video Questions
Watch the Understanding Weather video and answer the following questions.
1. Define the terms weather and climate, what is the difference between the two terms?
2. List the two most abundant gases in the atmosphere.