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Temperature, Pressure, and Density

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather

Temperature, Pressure, and Density

Taught by Professor Robert G. Fovell | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Why do cold and warm fronts exist? Can you dig a well so deep you cannot pump water from it? Find the answer to these and other questions as you explore three key concepts of weather—temperature, pressure, and density—and the equation that sums up their relationship: the ideal gas law.

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s********m
November 10, 2017

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p********m
October 11, 2017
+++++ Great definition of temperature, and other key terminology. Elegantly simple explanation of hydrostatic balance, which is a vital template for more complex weather phenomenon later in the series. So many foundation principles and concepts are packed into this lecture. - Missed more opportunities to display powerfully enlightening diagrams of temp/pressure/density variations and atmospheric layers whilst explaining these very concepts.

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October 9, 2017

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