Steam Fog above water bodies – Method of achieving saturation

[Understanding Weather & Climate, Books a la Carte Edition (6th Edition) #ISBN-13: 978-0321773227 #ISBN-10: 0321773225 CH 5 Atmospheric Moisture] Steam fog above water bodies – Method of achieving saturation Step 1: adding water vapor to the air Step 2: mixing cold air (with the warm, moist air) Step 3: lowering the temperature to the dew point Read […]

Dew point

[Ref Understanding Weather & Climate, Books a la Carte Edition (6th Edition) #ISBN-13: 978-0321773227 #ISBN-10: 0321773225 CH 5 Atmospheric Moisture, Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FAA-H-8083-25B Page 12-13] Dew point temperature (Dew point) – is the temperature at which saturation occurs (RH 100%) and it is a valuable indicator of the moisture content. When surrounding […]

Humidity – Absolute humidity, Specific humidity, Relative humidity (RH)

[Understanding Weather & Climate, Books a la Carte Edition (6th Edition) #ISBN-13: 978-0321773227 #ISBN-10: 0321773225 CH 5 Atmospheric Moisture] Absolute humidity Absolute humidity – is simply the amount of moisture in a volume of air, expressed as the number of grams of water vapor contained in a cubic meter of air (g of water / […]