Applications and Investigations in Earth Science (9th Edition)

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Author: Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa

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Chapter 15.8, Problem 10A

Assume that the relative humidity of the air is below 100 percent during its descent to the valley. At what rate will the temperature change?

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Applications and Investigations in Earth Science (9th Edition)

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