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DICKSON: 7.3 HW

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A scientist that studies and predicts weather. Meteorologist
The amount of water vapor in the air. humidity
The pressure that a column of air exerts on the air below it is called _____ ______. Air pressure
The average kinetic energy of molecules in the air is its _________. temperature
The temperature at which air is saturated is its ____ ____. dew point
Air moving from an area of high pressure to an air of low pressure causes ______. wind
Air moves from ________ pressure to low pressure high
A low pressure system produces ________ days. cloudy
A high pressure system produces ______ days sunny
Meteorologists ___________ weather variables before making a forecast. measure
The set of weather measurements made at Earth's surface is called a_________ report surface
Weather ________ are temperature, air pressure, wind, humidity and precipitation. variables
The short-term changes in atmospheric conditions is called ________. weather
An ________ air report describes wind, temperature, and humidity conditions above the Earth's surface. upper
A _______ is a package of weather instruments that are carried into the atmosphere by a weather balloon. radiosonde
Satellites provide weather information by measuring the __________ given off by Earth and by taking photographs. radiation
The radiation measured by the satellites is _________ radiation. infrared
________ radar is a special form of radar that can be used to detect precipitation and approximate wind speed Doppler
The ________ model displays many weather measurements. station
________ are symbols found on weather maps that connect places with equal air pressures. Isobars
Isobars give information about air pressure and _____ speeds. wind
__________ are lines that connect places that have the same temperature. Isoterms
If the dew point is 54 degrees and the actual temperature is 68 degrees, will dew form? No
If the dew point is 73 degrees and the actual temperature is 68 degrees, will dew form? Yes
Created by: dicksona