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5 Matching Questions

  1. Compared to continental air masses with the same air temperature, maritime air masses
  2. The air mass type most likely to form thunderstorms is
  3. When geostrophic conditions exist in the atmosphere, the net force on the moving air is
  4. What is the average sea level pressure in the United States?
  5. Clouds and precipitation form in the air primarily due to
  1. a 1013 mb
  2. b have higher water vapor content.
  3. c zero
  4. d mT
  5. e air being cooled as it rises.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. spontaneous freezing of large water droplets.
  2. speed and direction.
  3. mT
  4. the saturation vapor pressure is lower near ice crystals than it is near supercooled droplets.
  5. cirrus

5 True/False Questions

  1. All of the following are necessary ingredients for cloud formation EXCEPT:warm surface air temperatures.

          

  2. The type of fog produced when cold air moves over a warm, moist surface is called:steam fog.

          

  3. Two of the strongest El NiƱo events on record began in what years?a warm current carrying water from the equator along the East Coast of the United States.

          

  4. The important difference between liquid droplets and ice crystals in a supercooled cloud is that ice crystalsthe saturation vapor pressure is lower near ice crystals than it is near supercooled droplets.

          

  5. The region where the northeast trades meet the southeast trades is known as themT

          

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