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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. a visible mass of water droplets or ice crystals that are suspended in an air layer that is NOT in contact with the ground.
  2. a state in which the air is "holding" all of the water that it can take at a given temperature.
  3. the temperature above freezing to which air must be cooled to reach saturation.
  4. a boundary in which a cold air mass is overtaking a warm air mass.
  5. a large volume of air with uniform temperature and water vapor concentrations.
  6. a visible mass of water droplets or ice crystals that are suspended in an air layer that has contact with the ground.

6 True/False questions

  1. Occluded Fronta boundary in which a cold air mass is overtaking a warm air mass.

          

  2. Frost Pointthe temperature above freezing to which air must be cooled to reach saturation.

          

  3. Radiation Foga ground level cloud formed when a moist, warm, air mass moves over a cold surface like a snow pack, a lake, or an ocean.

          

  4. Orographic Liftinga process by which air reaches saturation by being forced up and over mountains.

          

  5. Advection Foga ground level cloud formed by nighttime radiational cooling of a humid air layer. Common on clear nights with light winds over damp areas such as rain soaked fields or wetlands.

          

  6. Stationary Fronta boundary in which a warm air mass is over taking a cold air mass.