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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 ...

Water Vapor Myths: A Brief Tutorial

www.atmos.umd.edu/~stevenb/vapor/

Nov 6, 2000 ... A brief tutorial on water vapor and relative humidity. ... higher the liquid water temperature, the more energetic are the liquid water molecules.

Vapor Pressure and Water, from the USGS Water Science School

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May 2, 2016 ... The equilibrium pressure, in a closed container, between molecules ... The vapor pressure of the water in a pot of turnip greens will help ...

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 ...

Evaporation and condensation - USATODAY.com

www.usatoday.com/weather/tg/wevapcon/wevapcon.htm

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.

Vapor Pressure - HyperPhysics

hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/kinetic/vappre.html

Ordinary evaporation is a surface phenomenon - some molecules have enough ... For water, the vapor pressure reaches the standard sea level atmospheric ...

Bad Clouds

www.ems.psu.edu/~fraser/Bad/BadClouds.html

Water molecules are constantly coursing back and forth between phases ... The rate at which vapor molecules arrive at a surface of liquid (cloud drop) or solid ...

Water Vapor in the Atmosphere I. Conceptual Background Water ...

funnel.sfsu.edu/courses/mo465/info/WaterVapor.pdf

will become a water vapor molecule, with no electrostatic bonds to other molecules. ... Water vapor molecules that collide with the liquid or ice surface and lack ...

Unit 4: Temperature-Moisture Relationship — Free Online Course ...

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It is very rare when the air does not contain some water vapor. When ... of the air influences the amount of water vapor that can be bound to the molecules of air.

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...