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Wind air that moves horizontally
Atmosphere the blanket of gases that surround the earth
Troposphere the layer of the atmosphere closest to earth's surface
Air Pressure the force put on a given area by the weight of the air above it
Barometer a device for measuring air pressure
Weather what the lower atmosphere is like at any given place and time
Humidity the amount of water vapor in the air
Water Vapor water in the form of a gas
Evaporation the slow changing of a liquid to a gas
Relative Humidity a comparison between how much water vapor is in the air and how much the air could hold at a given temperature if it were full, or saturated
Condensation the changing of a gas into a liquid
Stratus Cloud a cloud that forms in a blanket-like layer
Cumulus Cloud a puffy cloud that appears to rise up from a flat bottom
Fog a cloud at ground level
Cirrus Cloud a high-altitude cloud with a feather-like shape, made up ice crystals
Precipitation any form of water particles that fall from the atmosphere and reaches the ground
Convection Cell a circular pattern of air rising, air sinking, and wind
Coriolis Effect the curving of the path of a moving object caused by Earth's rotation
Created by: Brandon2k