ISU GEO 211 - Atmospheric Humidity (3 pages)

Previewing page 1 of 3 page document View the full content.
View Full Document

Atmospheric Humidity



Previewing page 1 of actual document.

View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

Atmospheric Humidity

188 views

Covers the different aspects of water vapor (humidity)


Lecture number:
11
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Illinois State University
Course:
Geo 211 - Earth's Dynamic Weather
Edition:
1
Documents in this Packet

Unformatted text preview:

GEO 211 1st Edition Lecture 11 Outline of Last Lecture I Air and Temperature Data continued A Estimating energy needs a Heating degree days b Cooling degree days c Growing degree days Outline of Current Lecture II Atmospheric Humidity A the hydrologic cycle a circulation mechanisms B Unique phases of water a ice to liquid b liquid to water vapor c water vapor to liquid d liquid to ice e ice to water vapor f water vapor to ice Current Lecture II Atmospheric Humidity Water is only substance in nature that can be solid liquid or gas A the hydrologic cycle circulation of water a circulation mechanisms 1 evaporation 2 transpiration evapotranspiration 3 condensation 4 evaporation Over oceans evaporation is more than precipitation These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Over land precipitation is more than evaporation Over vegetated land surfaces transpiration is more than evaporation B Unique phases of water Ice liquid water vapor Heat energy absorbed and released during phase changes of water 1 gram pg 35 a ice to liquid 80 calories required Absorbed from the environment Called latent heat of melting or fusion b liquid to water vapor 600 calories required Absorbed from the environment Called latent heat of evaporation or vaporization c water vapor to liquid 600 calories Released in environment Called latent heat of condensation d liquid to ice 80 calories Released in environment Called latent heat of freezing or fusion e ice to water vapor 680 calories required Absorbed from environment Called latent heat of sublimation f water vapor to ice 680 calories Released to environment Called latent heat of deposition



View Full Document

Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view Atmospheric Humidity and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Atmospheric Humidity and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?