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Temperature and Humidity Lab Name__ __________________ This activity will look at two of the most fundamental and important elements of weather: temperature and humidity. Objectives: 1. The students will discover the need for measuring instruments to quantify weather observations. 2. The students will learn how to use a sling psychrometer to determine temperature and relative humidity values. 3. The students will explain and understand the difference between absolute and relative...

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Atmospheric Thermodynamics and Relative Humidity Alternate

Relative Humidity Alternate Lab Form Answer the questions. When you are finished, submit this assignment to your teacher by the due date for full credit. (27 total point) Pre-Lab Questions (7 total points) 1. How does temperature affect the air’s capacity to hold water vapor? 2. Using the chart below, what is the relative humidity for each of these? Dry bulb Wet bulb Relative Humidity 100C 70C 24% 280C 220C 3. What four factors influence humidity? a. ...

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Temperature and Humidity on Transpiration

Effect of temperature and humidity on the transpiration rateof the whole mushrooms P.V. Mahajan * , F.A.R. Oliveira, I. Macedo Department of Process and Chemical Engineering, University College Cork, Ireland Abstract Water loss or transpiration is an important physiological process that affects the main quality characteristics of fresh mushrooms,such as saleable weight, appearance and texture. A loss in weight of only 5% may cause fresh produce to lose freshness and appear wiltedand it is...

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Automated greenhouse monitoring system

The main goal is to build a miniature greenhouse which is equipped with an automatic monitoring system. This monitoring system will constantly monitor the conditions in the greenhouse to ensure that it remains at preset temperature, light and humidity conditions. If these conditions differ from the preset levels, the monitoring system will automatically turn on certain devices to return the greenhouse to the required conditions. Benefits: Automatically control the growing environment within...

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Some Ways the Enviornment Affects Human Health

be detected, both indoors and outdoors, year round. Mold growth is encouraged by warm and humid conditions. Outdoors they can be found in shady, damp areas or places where leaves or other vegetation is decomposing. Indoors they can be found where humidity levels are high, such as basements or showers. Finally this account demonstrates the wide range of effects that the environment may have on human health, but it is very far from exhaustive and for the sake of conciseness many hazards or their effects...

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Indoor Air Pollution

anything. Warm and humid conditions are a factor. Lung disease, nasal stuffiness, eye irritation, wheezing, or skin irritation unknown Control humidity levels and ventilation Not applicable Formaldehyde New furniture, particleboard, plywood, chipboard, and wood paneling Irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat; nasal cancer and lung cancer unknown Reduce humidity levels and increase ventilation Use exterior grade pressed wood products Lead Lead-based paint, contaminated soil, dust, and drinking water...

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Climate Notes

Eden Project, Cornwall, UK by Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners in 2001 ETFE – Plastic Water Cube, Beijing, China by PTW Architects with ARUP in 2008 ETFE “pillows” serve as storehouse for hot air or insulation Climate Themes: Hot and Cold Heat, Humidity, Wind, & Light The Body’s Heat Balance (Comfort) Want a body temp of 98.6 What supplies us with heat? Metabolism – conversion of food Movement Micro level – goosebumps & shivers Medium level – huddling up, rubbing arms to get warm Macro...

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Evaporationin Our Daily Life

Weather systems react to the temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure. These three control systems are affected by one simple process, evaporation. Evaporation is the conversion of liquid water directly into its vapor or gaseousstate. Through evaporation, water from the surface is transferred straight into the atmosphere. Worldwide, evaporation is usually seen as the moderator of weather. Evaporation controls cloud cover, surface temperature, humidity, and atmospheric pressure. All of these...

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onion pre-harvest

weather is dry; harvesting after a rainfall, or when the humidity is high increases susceptibility to post-harvest disease. At harvest, bulbs must be firm, with mature necks and scales, and must be a good size. Defective onions (i.e. sprouted, insect damaged, sunscalded, green, bruised) should be discarded.For optimum storage quality, onions must be cured soon after harvest by placing them in a drying room at 20-30°C and 70% relative humidity for 12 to 24 h. Curing decreases the incidence of neck...

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Lab Test: Quality of Paper Towel

as much as Brawny. Brawny, absorbed 80% of the total amount whilst Bounty only absorbed 70% of the original amount. A source of error would be the humidity of the air. The humidity could have affected how much water the paper towels take in. Here in Colorado we would have a different result than in Florida because of the humidity difference. Humidity is a measure of how much water is in the air. If there is more water in the air, it will want to flow down its concentration gradient, (so there is...

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