Flashcards in Weather Factors Vocab Deck (13):
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, pressure, and humidity throughout.
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that it is touching.
A dry air mass that forms over land.
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid.
The temperate at which condensation begins.
A form of energy that can travel through space.
The area where air masses meet and do not mix.
A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
A humid air mass that forms over oceans.
Polar (Air Mass)
A cold air mass that forms north of 50 degrees north latitude or south of 50 degrees south latitude and has high air pressure.
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
The percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount the air could hold at that temperature.