Exam 2 Study Guide
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Rachel Antal on Saturday October 17, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to at Kent State University taught by Thomas W. Schmidlin in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 128 views. For similar materials see Fundamentals of Meteorology in Geography at Kent State University.
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Date Created: 10/17/15
Fundamentals of Meteorology Exam 2 Study Guide By Rachel Antal Need to know Mechanisms that can lift air such as Orographic frontal convergence andlocalconvchon Lifting results in expansion or air which cools condenses and forms clouds Stable vs Unstable air Stable air when displaced Will fall back to its original point Unstable air when lifted will continue to rise This is because of temperature and dens y Know 10 cloud types and their altitudes and characteristics What clouds will precipitate and which won t What kinds of precipitation could you expect from each ex snow rain hail What are the 2 processes that form precipitation Explain quotBergeronquot and quotCollison Coalescencequot processes Air ows into and up a low pressure counter clockwise cyclonic Air ows down and out around a high pressure clockwise anticyclonic Types of fog radiation advection orographic and how they form How are wind separately affected by Coriolis force pressure gradient force and friction What is the LCL and what forms there Lapse rates Dry adiabatic 10degreeskm wet 6degreeskm dew point 2degreeskm Be able to determine LCL saturation point from these numbers What is a temperature inversion What tools can we use to measure precip
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