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7

An Introduction to Atmospheric Moisture

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather

An Introduction to Atmospheric Moisture

Taught by Professor Robert G. Fovell | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Add a new element to your understanding of the atmosphere—water—and learn some basic facts about air's capacity to hold water vapor, including the impact of temperature on atmospheric moisture and the implications for weather.

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p********m
October 18, 2017
Is it too simplistic of me to say?... Cold high density air is so dense that there is insufficient SPACE for a lot of water vapour, and warm low density air has more SPACE for water vapour to fill - if any vapour is present. This explanation has presented itself to me throughout my studies of meteorology, and more so during this presentation. There were several missed opportunities for helpful graphs and graphics during this presentation. Even so, this is still a 5-star presentation building on and leading into solid conceptual and practical understanding.

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August 30, 2017

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October 18, 2015

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