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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 ... The amount of water vapor in the air determines how fast each molecule will return to the surface. W...

It's Just a Phase: Water as a Solid, Liquid, and Gas

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The third state of water is the gaseous state (water vapor). In this state, water molecules move very rapidly and are not bound together. Although we cannot see ...

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

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May 2, 2016 ... Water molecules in the vapor form are arranged more randomly than in liquid water. As condensation occurs and liquid water forms from the ...

Relative Humidity - HyperPhysics

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The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usually less than that ... Water molecules are actually lighter and higher speed than the nitrogen and ...

Multimedia: Changes of State—Evaporation | Chapter 2, Lesson 2 ...

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Heated water molecules have more energy and move faster than the room ... Heating and Evaporation · Models of Water Molecules · Liquid Water · Water Vapor ...

The Water Vapor Molecule

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The problem of the vibration rotation spectrum of water vapor is treated by means of the theory of semi-rigid polyatomic molecules developed by Wilson and ...

Water Vapor Myths: A Brief Tutorial

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Nov 6, 2000 ... In the saline solution, the salt ions replace some of the water molecules so that fewer water molecules are available for evaporation (see ...

Evaporation and condensation - USATODAY.com

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Molecules are, on the average, moving fastest in a gas such as water vapor, slower in the liquid phase, and slowest in the solid phase, such as water ice.

The Role of Water Vapor in the Earth's Climate

www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/watervapor01.htm

Those who want to ignore the direct water vapor role in climate claim falsely .... So for every molecule of carbon dioxide produced by burning gasoline there is ...

Does warm air “hold” more water vapor than cold air? - The ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2013/09/11/does-warm-air-hold-more-water-vapor-than-cold-air/

Sep 11, 2013 ... A oft-repeated water vapor myth is that warm air can “hold” more water vapor than cool air because as the air warms its molecules move farther ...

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Water Vapor : Global Maps - NASA Earth Observatory

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Water vapor is also the most important greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. Heat radiated from Earth's surface is absorbed by water vapor molecules in the lower ...

ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR - Weather Prediction Education

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Water vapor varies by volume in the atmosphere from a trace to about 4%. Therefore, on average, only about 2 to 3% of the molecules in the air are water vapor ...

What causes condensation?

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May 29, 2013 ... Condensation is the formation of liquid drops of water from water vapor. ... to the point where some of the water vapor molecules clump together ...