review question

if the water constant, lowering air temperature causes what?
an increase in relative humidity,and raising air temperature causes a decrease in relative humidity.
what is true about warm, saturated air?
warm saturated air has more water vapor than cold air.
compared to clouds,fogs are?
fog is a cloud with it’s base at or near the ground.
air that has reached it’s water vapor capacity is said to be?
saturated
hurricanes form in tropical waters between the latitude of what?
5 and 20 degrees north and south latitude.
what type of front forms when the surface position of the front does not moves?
stationary front.
the process of converting a liquid to a gas is known as?
evaporation
the boundary that separate different air mass is called what?
front
what is the first sign of an approaching warm front?
the appearance of cirrus clouds
what kind of shape is associated with a middle-latitude cyclone.
wave shape.
what is dry adiabatic rate?
rate of cooling or heating in unsaturated air.
a low cloud that blanket the sky and often generates precipition is called?
Nimbostratus.
which term is used to describe clouds of middle height?
Alto.
the process by which water vapor changes directly into a solid is called?
deposition.
an immense body of air characterized by similar properties at any given altitude is known as?
air mass.
which of the following refers to the temp to which air would have to be cooled to reach saturation?
dew point
water vapor makes up what fraction of atmospheric gases?
0 to 4 percent.
which gas is the most important for understanding atmospheric processes?
water vapor
the ratio of air water vapor content to it capacity to hold water vapor at the same temperature is?
relative humidity
which of the following refers to the energy that is stored or released during a change of the state of water
latent heat