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Water vapor

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Water vapor, water vapour or aqueous vapor, is the gaseous phase of water. It is one state of ..... it does not do as an individual molecule; however, the existence of water vapor in the atmosphere ...

What is water vapor?

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Nov 27, 2010 ... This source of heat helps drive the updrafts in clouds and precipitation systems, which then causes even more water vapor to condense into ...

Explaining how the water vapor greenhouse ... - Skeptical Science

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Water vapour is also the dominant positive feedback in our climate system and amplifies any warming caused by changes in atmospheric CO2. This positive ...

How does the water get into the atmosphere?

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Heat from the Sun causes water to evaporate from the surface of lakes and oceans. This turns the liquid water into water vapor in the atmosphere. Plants, too  ...

Water Vapor - ThinkGlobalGreen

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Currently general agreement is that 95% of GHG (greenhouse gases) are caused by water vapor, and 99.999% of that is of natural origin. We can do little about ...

NASA - Water Vapor Confirmed as Major Player in Climate Change

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Nov 17, 2008 ... Increasing water vapor leads to warmer temperatures, which causes more water vapor to be absorbed into the air. Warming and water ...

Condensation - The Water Cycle, from USGS Water-Science School

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Mar 1, 2016 ... The Water Cycle: Condensation, from from the USGS Water Science School. Our water cycle ... Condensation is the process by which water vapor in the air is changed into liquid water. .... Condensation causes clouds.

Rising Levels of Human-Caused Water Vapor in Troposphere will ...

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Jul 28, 2014 ... Illustration of annual mean T2-T12 field that provides a direct measure of the upper-tropospheric water vapor. Purple = dry and Red = moist.

Causes of Saturation & Saturation Processes - Video & Lesson ...

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Mar 30, 2015 ... Have you ever wondered what happens to water vapor in the air around you? This lesson will explore saturation, or what happens when the air ...

The Water Cycle | Climate Education Modules for K-12

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Aug 9, 2013 ... The clouds cause precipitation and this water falls back to the ... This includes water vapor produced by plants during transpiration, water from ...

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Explaining how the water vapor greenhouse ... - Skeptical Science

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That was caused because there is no, or very little, water vapour in the atmosphere and it is a demonstration of water vapour as the most important greenhouse ...

It's Water Vapor, Not the CO2 - American Chemical Society

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It's true that water vapor is the largest contributor to the Earth's greenhouse effect. ... The warming due to increasing non-condensable gases causes more water ...

The Role of Water Vapor in the Earth's Climate

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Those who want to ignore the direct water vapor role in climate claim falsely that water ... They show that an increase in atmospheric temperature caused by the ...