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Station Model Eric Angat Environmental Science

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Instructions 1. Open your textbook to page 317. 2. Draw figure 12-15 and copy its caption in your notebook. 3. Define “Station Model” below your drawing and caption. 4. Go to page 915 and interpret the symbols in the station model.

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1. Temperature =_____________ 2. Precipitation=______________ 3. Dew point temperature=______________ 4. Type of low cloud=_________________ 5. Wind direction and speed=___________ 6. Change in barometric pressure=_______ 7. Air pressure=______________________ 8. Type of high cloud=_________________ 9. Sky cover =_______________________ Find the following data about the station model

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P. 317

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P. 915

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1. Temperature =_____________ 2. Precipitation=______________ 3. Dew point temperature=______________ 4. Type of low cloud=_________________ 5. Wind direction and speed=___________ 6. Change in barometric pressure=_______ 7. Air pressure=______________________ 8. Type of high cloud=_________________ 9. Sky cover =_______________________ Find the following data about the station model 20 C Rain 19 C Fractocumulus Southeast, 3-7 knots -12 1018.8 mb Scattered Cirrus Completely overcast

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Adding the Barometric Reading Adding initial 9 or 10 at the beginning of the given number depend on which will make the number closer to 1013. Move the decimal point to the left once

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Adding the Barometric Reading Adding initial 9 or 10 at the beginning of the given number depend on which will make the number closer to 1013. 188 Initial 9 or 10? 918.8 or 1018.8 Which is nearer to 1013? 1018.8

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10. What is the barometric pressure 998.7 is nearer to 1013 than 1098.7 Answer: 998.7 mb In tenths of mb

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11. What was the barometric pressure three hours ago? 998.7 minus 1.1, since the barometer has been rising, it was lower in the past, and the amounts are reported to the nearest tenth of a millibar Answer: 997.6 mb In tenths of mb

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12. What was the barometric pressure three hours ago? 998.7 plus 1.1, since the barometer has been decreasing, it was higher in the past, and the amounts are reported to the nearest tenth of a millibar. Answer: 999.8 mb In tenths of mb _

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P. 915 H 1040 H 1024 L 988 L 1008 H 1032 Isobars are closer to each other. It is WINDY Isobars are farther away from each other. It is not WINDY Look for the station models to find the temperatures

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P. 317

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conversion 1 knot = 0.514444444 m / s

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P. 915

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H 1040 H 1024 L 988 L 1008 H 1032 Isobars are closer to each other. It is WINDY Isobars are farther away from each other. It is not WINDY Look for the station models to find the temperatures

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