water_vapor_partial_pressure_in_air

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Created: Oct. 9, 2018
Proposer: Roy Lowry / Jim Orr
Proposed Date: 2018-10-05
Update description of 'partial pressure' for consistency with new 'fugacity' name.
Change Date: Oct. 9, 2018, 3:23 p.m.
Term: water_vapor_partial_pressure_in_air
Unit: Pa
Unit ref:
AMIP:
GRIB: 55
The partial pressure of a gaseous constituent of air is the pressure which it alone would exert with unchanged temperature and number of moles per unit volume.
Change Date: Oct. 9, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
Term: water_vapor_partial_pressure_in_air
Unit: Pa
Unit ref: PASX
AMIP:
GRIB: 55
The partial pressure of a gaseous constituent of air is the pressure that it would exert if all other gaseous constituents were removed, assuming the volume, the temperature, and its number of moles remain unchanged.