METEOROLOGY 1
UNIT 2


READING ASSIGNMENT
CHAPTER 4, 5, 6, 7
 

 

hydrologic cycle
transpiration
evapotranspiration
water budget in
equilibrium
humidity
absolute humidity
mixing ratio
relative humidity
saturation
dew point
condensation nuclei
hygrometer
hair hygrometer
sling psychrometer
wet-bulb temperature
dry-bulb temperature
environmental lapse
rate
dry adiabatic rate
wet adiabatic rate
lifting condensation
level (LCL)
unstable air
stable air
neutral air
absolute stability
temperature inversion
air drainage
absolute instability
conditional
instability
convectional uplift
orographic uplift
rainshadow
convergent uplift
fog
advection fog
radiation fog
(ground fog)
(inversion fog)
(valley fog)
(tule fog)
high inversion fog
steam fog
clouds
cloud forms (3)
cloud types (10)
lenticular clouds
banner cloud
Bergeron process
vapor pressure
virga
collision-coalescence
cloud seeding
precipitation
rain
snow
snow flurries
snow squall
blizzard
sleet
glaze (freezing rain)
hail
wind
prevailing winds
anemometer
wind vane
windward
leeward
air pressure
barometers
isobars
steep pressure
gradient
weak pressure
gradient
cyclones
anticyclones
Coriolis force
equatorial low belt
polar high belts
subtropical high
belts
subpolar low belts
Aleutian low
Pacific high
doldrums
trade winds
horse latitudes
westerlies
polar easterlies
intertropical
convergence
zone (ITC)
polar front
geostrophic wind
jet streams
polar jet
subtropical jet
tropical jet
Rossby waves
monsoon
land-sea breeze
mountain-valley
breeze
foehn winds
katabatic winds

 

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