The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the air. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
The state of the ATMOSPHERE over minutes to months.
Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.
The atmospheric properties, characteristics and other atmospheric phenomena especially pertaining to WEATHER or CLIMATE.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A state in which the environs of hospitals, laboratories, domestic and animal housing, work places, spacecraft, and other surroundings are under technological control with regard to air conditioning, heating, lighting, humidity, ventilation, and other ambient features. The concept includes control of atmospheric composition. (From Jane's Aerospace Dictionary, 3d ed)
Removal of moisture from a substance (chemical, food, tissue, etc.).
Water in its gaseous state. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The contribution to barometric PRESSURE of gaseous substance in equilibrium with its solid or liquid phase.
Loss of water by diffusion through the skin and by evaporation from the respiratory tract.
The application of heat to raise the temperature of the environment, ambient or local, or the systems for accomplishing this effect. It is distinguished from HEAT, the physical property and principle of physics.
The mixture of gases present in the earth's atmosphere consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases.
A group of conditions that develop due to overexposure or overexertion in excessive environmental heat.
The process of exocrine secretion of the SWEAT GLANDS, including the aqueous sweat from the ECCRINE GLANDS and the complex viscous fluids of the APOCRINE GLANDS.
Presence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably higher than an accustomed norm.
Water particles that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.
The motion of air relative to the earth's surface.
The process of keeping pharmaceutical products in an appropriate location.
The climate of a very small area.
The measure of the level of heat of a human or animal.
Supplying a building or house, their rooms and corridors, with fresh air. The controlling of the environment thus may be in public or domestic sites and in medical or non-medical locales. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The science of studying the characteristics of the atmosphere such as its temperature, density, winds, clouds, precipitation, and other atmospheric phenomena and aiming to account for the weather in terms of external influences and the basic laws of physics. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A plant genus of the family COMMELINACEAE that is used in genotoxic bioassays.
A highly toxic, colorless, nonflammable gas. It is used as a pharmaceutical aid and antioxidant. It is also an environmental air pollutant.
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The processes of heating and cooling that an organism uses to control its temperature.
The destroying of all forms of life, especially microorganisms, by heat, chemical, or other means.
A discipline or occupation concerned with the study of INSECTS, including the biology and the control of insects.
The reproductive elements of lower organisms, such as BACTERIA; FUNGI; and cryptogamic plants.
Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
The chemical and physical integrity of a pharmaceutical product.
A class of devices combining electrical and mechanical components that have at least one of the dimensions in the micrometer range (between 1 micron and 1 millimeter). They include sensors, actuators, microducts, and micropumps.
The loss of water vapor by plants to the atmosphere. It occurs mainly from the leaves through pores (stomata) whose primary function is gas exchange. The water is replaced by a continuous column of water moving upwards from the roots within the xylem vessels. (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
The sensation of cold, heat, coolness, and warmth as detected by THERMORECEPTORS.
Adaptation to a new environment or to a change in the old.
The TEMPERATURE at the outer surface of the body.
Inactivation of viruses by non-immune related techniques. They include extremes of pH, HEAT treatment, ultraviolet radiation, IONIZING RADIATION; DESICCATION; ANTISEPTICS; DISINFECTANTS; organic solvents, and DETERGENTS.
A phase transition from liquid state to gas state, which is affected by Raoult's law. It can be accomplished by fractional distillation.
An absence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably below an accustomed norm.
Method of tissue preparation in which the tissue specimen is frozen and then dehydrated at low temperature in a high vacuum. This method is also used for dehydrating pharmaceutical and food products.
Nitrogen oxide (NO2). A highly poisonous gas. Exposure produces inflammation of lungs that may only cause slight pain or pass unnoticed, but resulting edema several days later may cause death. (From Merck, 11th ed) It is a major atmospheric pollutant that is able to absorb UV light that does not reach the earth's surface.
The vapor state of matter; nonelastic fluids in which the molecules are in free movement and their mean positions far apart. Gases tend to expand indefinitely, to diffuse and mix readily with other gases, to have definite relations of volume, temperature, and pressure, and to condense or liquefy at low temperatures or under sufficient pressure. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Insulated enclosures in which temperature, humidity, and other environmental conditions can be regulated at levels optimal for growth, hatching, reproduction, or metabolic reactions.
Substances made up of an aggregation of small particles, as that obtained by grinding or trituration of a solid drug. In pharmacy it is a form in which substances are administered. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A space which has limited openings for entry and exit combined with unfavorable natural ventilation such as CAVES, refrigerators, deep tunnels, pipelines, sewers, silos, tanks, vats, mines, deep trenches or pits, vaults, manholes, chimneys, etc.
The maintenance of certain aspects of the environment within a defined space to facilitate the function of that space; aspects controlled include air temperature and motion, radiant heat level, moisture, and concentration of pollutants such as dust, microorganisms, and gases. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Relating to the size of solids.
Usually inert substances added to a prescription in order to provide suitable consistency to the dosage form. These include binders, matrix, base or diluent in pills, tablets, creams, salves, etc.
A climate which is typical of equatorial and tropical regions, i.e., one with continually high temperatures with considerable precipitation, at least during part of the year. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Methods of creating machines and devices.
Arthropods of the class ARACHNIDA, order Araneae. Except for mites and ticks, spiders constitute the largest order of arachnids, with approximately 37,000 species having been described. The majority of spiders are harmless, although some species can be regarded as moderately harmful since their bites can lead to quite severe local symptoms. (From Barnes, Invertebrate Zoology, 5th ed, p508; Smith, Insects and Other Arthropods of Medical Importance, 1973, pp424-430)
Inanimate objects that carry pathogenic microorganisms and thus can serve as the source of infection. Microorganisms typically survive on fomites for minutes or hours. Common fomites include CLOTHING, tissue paper, hairbrushes, and COOKING AND EATING UTENSILS.
The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
The motion of air currents.
Observation and acquisition of physical data from a distance by viewing and making measurements from a distance or receiving transmitted data from observations made at distant location.
Fabric or other material used to cover the body.
The unstable triatomic form of oxygen, O3. It is a powerful oxidant that is produced for various chemical and industrial uses. Its production is also catalyzed in the ATMOSPHERE by ULTRAVIOLET RAY irradiation of oxygen or other ozone precursors such as VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS and NITROGEN OXIDES. About 90% of the ozone in the atmosphere exists in the stratosphere (STRATOSPHERIC OZONE).
Closable openings in the epidermis of plants on the underside of leaves. They allow the exchange of gases between the internal tissues of the plant and the outside atmosphere.
Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
The contamination of indoor air.
Clothing designed to protect the individual against possible exposure to known hazards.
Collective name for a group of external MECHANORECEPTORS and chemoreceptors manifesting as sensory structures in ARTHROPODS. They include cuticular projections (setae, hairs, bristles), pores, and slits.
The pressure at any point in an atmosphere due solely to the weight of the atmospheric gases above the point concerned.
Materials that readily absorb moisture from their surroundings.
A phenomenon in which the surface of a liquid where it contacts a solid is elevated or depressed, because of the relative attraction of the molecules of the liquid for each other and for those of the solid. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The application of scientific knowledge or technology to pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation in the manufacture, preparation, compounding, dispensing, packaging, and storing of drugs and other preparations used in diagnostic and determinative procedures, and in the treatment of patients.
Chemistry dealing with the composition and preparation of agents having PHARMACOLOGIC ACTIONS or diagnostic use.
Supplies used in building.
The force per unit area that the air exerts on any surface in contact with it. Primarily used for articles pertaining to air pressure within a closed environment.
The preparation, mixing, and assembling of a drug. (From Remington, The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, 19th ed, p1814)
Particles of any solid substance, generally under 30 microns in size, often noted as PM30. There is special concern with PM1 which can get down to PULMONARY ALVEOLI and induce MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION and PHAGOCYTOSIS leading to FOREIGN BODY REACTION and LUNG DISEASES.
The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.
The application of smoke, vapor, or gas for the purpose of disinfecting or destroying pests or microorganisms.
An order of fish including smelts, galaxiids, and salamanderfish.
The gaseous envelope surrounding a planet or similar body. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Any arthropod of the subclass ACARI except the TICKS. They are minute animals related to the spiders, usually having transparent or semitransparent bodies. They may be parasitic on humans and domestic animals, producing various irritations of the skin (MITE INFESTATIONS). Many mite species are important to human and veterinary medicine as both parasite and vector. Mites also infest plants.
Collection, analysis, and interpretation of data about the frequency, distribution, and consequences of disease or health conditions, for use in the planning, implementing, and evaluating public health programs.
Electrically powered devices that are intended to assist in the maintenance of the thermal balance of infants, principally by controlling the air temperature and humidity in an enclosure. (from UMDNS, 1999)
A continuous protein fiber consisting primarily of FIBROINS. It is synthesized by a variety of INSECTS and ARACHNIDS.
The fertilizing element of plants that contains the male GAMETOPHYTES.
Measuring instruments for determining the temperature of matter. Most thermometers used in the field of medicine are designed for measuring body temperature or for use in the clinical laboratory. (From UMDNS, 1999)
Technique whereby the weight of a sample can be followed over a period of time while its temperature is being changed (usually increased at a constant rate).
Solid dosage forms, of varying weight, size, and shape, which may be molded or compressed, and which contain a medicinal substance in pure or diluted form. (Dorland, 28th ed)
One of the PENICILLINS which is resistant to PENICILLINASE.
The process of laying or shedding fully developed eggs (OVA) from the female body. The term is usually used for certain INSECTS or FISHES with an organ called ovipositor where eggs are stored or deposited before expulsion from the body.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
Disciplines that apply sciences to law. Forensic sciences include a wide range of disciplines, such as FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY; FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY; FORENSIC MEDICINE; FORENSIC DENTISTRY; and others.
Reproductive bodies produced by fungi.
Devices that control the supply of electric current for running electrical equipment.
A plant genus of the family MALVACEAE. It is the source of COTTON FIBER; COTTONSEED OIL, which is used for cooking, and GOSSYPOL. The economically important cotton crop is a major user of agricultural PESTICIDES.
Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production, predominantly in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Filamentary keratitis or erosion of the conjunctival and corneal epithelium may be caused by these disorders. Sensation of the presence of a foreign body in the eye and burning of the eyes may occur.
The functions and properties of living organisms, including both the physical and chemical factors and processes, supporting life in single- or multi-cell organisms from their origin through the progression of life.
A large, subclass of arachnids comprising the MITES and TICKS, including parasites of plants, animals, and humans, as well as several important disease vectors.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
Insects of the order Dictyoptera comprising several families including Blaberidae, BLATTELLIDAE, Blattidae (containing the American cockroach PERIPLANETA americana), Cryptocercidae, and Polyphagidae.
A group of symptoms that are two- to three-fold more common in those who work in large, energy-efficient buildings, associated with an increased frequency of headaches, lethargy, and dry skin. Clinical manifestations include hypersensitivity pneumonitis (ALVEOLITIS, EXTRINSIC ALLERGIC); allergic rhinitis (RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, PERENNIAL); ASTHMA; infections, skin eruptions, and mucous membrane irritation syndromes. Current usage tends to be less restrictive with regard to the type of building and delineation of complaints. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Respirators to protect individuals from breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapors.
Barriers used to separate and remove PARTICULATE MATTER from air.
The name of two islands of the West Indies, separated by a narrow channel. Their capital is Basse-Terre. They were discovered by Columbus in 1493, occupied by the French in 1635, held by the British at various times between 1759 and 1813, transferred to Sweden in 1813, and restored to France in 1816. Its status was changed from colony to a French overseas department in 1946. Columbus named it in honor of the monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Spain. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p470 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p221)
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
Living facilities for humans.
A clinical syndrome caused by heat stress, such as over-exertion in a hot environment or excessive exposure to sun. It is characterized by SWEATING, water (volume) depletion, salt depletion, cool clammy skin, NAUSEA, and HEADACHE.
A polysaccharide with glucose units linked as in CELLOBIOSE. It is the chief constituent of plant fibers, cotton being the purest natural form of the substance. As a raw material, it forms the basis for many derivatives used in chromatography, ion exchange materials, explosives manufacturing, and pharmaceutical preparations.
A distribution function used to describe the occurrence of rare events or to describe the sampling distribution of isolated counts in a continuum of time or space.
The hair of SHEEP or other animals that is used for weaving.
The process of protecting various samples of biological material.
A type of climate characterized by insufficient moisture to support appreciable plant life. It is a climate of extreme aridity, usually of extreme heat, and of negligible rainfall. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A polymer prepared from polyvinyl acetates by replacement of the acetate groups with hydroxyl groups. It is used as a pharmaceutic aid and ophthalmic lubricant as well as in the manufacture of surface coatings artificial sponges, cosmetics, and other products.
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Containers, packaging, and packaging materials for drugs and BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS. These include those in ampule, capsule, tablet, solution or other forms. Packaging includes immediate-containers, secondary-containers, and cartons. In the United States, such packaging is controlled under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act which also stipulates requirements for tamper-resistance and child-resistance. Similar laws govern use elsewhere. (From Code of Federal Regulations, 21 CFR 1 Section 210, 1993) DRUG LABELING is also available.
The scattering of x-rays by matter, especially crystals, with accompanying variation in intensity due to interference effects. Analysis of the crystal structure of materials is performed by passing x-rays through them and registering the diffraction image of the rays (CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, X-RAY). (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Tablets coated with material that delays release of the medication until after they leave the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A property of the surface of an object that makes it stick to another surface.
Methylester of cellulose. Methylcellulose is used as an emulsifying and suspending agent in cosmetics, pharmaceutics and the chemical industry. It is used therapeutically as a bulk laxative.
The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.
Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.
A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Number of individuals in a population relative to space.
The immature stage in the life cycle of those orders of insects characterized by gradual metamorphosis, in which the young resemble the imago in general form of body, including compound eyes and external wings; also the 8-legged stage of mites and ticks that follows the first moult.
Techniques using energy such as radio frequency, infrared light, laser light, visible light, or acoustic energy to transfer information without the use of wires, over both short and long distances.
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
The quality or state of being wettable or the degree to which something can be wet. This is also the ability of any solid surface to be wetted when in contact with a liquid whose surface tension is reduced so that the liquid spreads over the surface of the solid.
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
El Nino-Southern Oscillation or ENSO is a cycle of extreme alternating warm El Niño and cold La Nina events which is the dominant year-to-year climate pattern on Earth. Both terms refer to large-scale changes in sea-surface temperature across the eastern tropical Pacific. ENSO is associated with a heightened risk of certain vector-borne diseases. (From http://www.elnino.noaa.gov/lanina_new_faq.html, accessed 5/12/2020)
The fluid excreted by the SWEAT GLANDS. It consists of water containing sodium chloride, phosphate, urea, ammonia, and other waste products.
Asthma attacks following a period of exercise. Usually the induced attack is short-lived and regresses spontaneously. The magnitude of postexertional airway obstruction is strongly influenced by the environment in which exercise is performed (i.e. inhalation of cold air during physical exertion markedly augments the severity of the airway obstruction; conversely, warm humid air blunts or abolishes it).
Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The study of microorganisms living in a variety of environments (air, soil, water, etc.) and their pathogenic relationship to other organisms including man.
The surface of a structure upon which one stands or walks.
The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
A plant genus of the family ARALIACEAE. Members contain hederin (olean-12-ene) type TRITERPENES.
Seedless nonflowering plants of the class Filicinae. They reproduce by spores that appear as dots on the underside of feathery fronds. In earlier classifications the Pteridophyta included the club mosses, horsetails, ferns, and various fossil groups. In more recent classifications, pteridophytes and spermatophytes (seed-bearing plants) are classified in the Subkingdom Tracheobionta (also known as Tracheophyta).
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Experimental devices used in inhalation studies in which a person or animal is either partially or completely immersed in a chemically controlled atmosphere.
Compounds formed by the joining of smaller, usually repeating, units linked by covalent bonds. These compounds often form large macromolecules (e.g., BIOPOLYMERS; PLASTICS).
Any liquid or solid preparation made specifically for the growth, storage, or transport of microorganisms or other types of cells. The variety of media that exist allow for the culturing of specific microorganisms and cell types, such as differential media, selective media, test media, and defined media. Solid media consist of liquid media that have been solidified with an agent such as AGAR or GELATIN.
A vertical distance measured from a known level on the surface of a planet or other celestial body.
The ability of a substance to be dissolved, i.e. to form a solution with another substance. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Ability of a microbe to survive under given conditions. This can also be related to a colony's ability to replicate.
Liquid chromatographic techniques which feature high inlet pressures, high sensitivity, and high speed.
Total or partial excision of the larynx.
The evaluation of incidents involving the loss of function of a device. These evaluations are used for a variety of purposes such as to determine the failure rates, the causes of failures, costs of failures, and the reliability and maintainability of devices.
The consumption of liquids.
Substances that cause the adherence of two surfaces. They include glues (properly collagen-derived adhesives), mucilages, sticky pastes, gums, resins, or latex.
A highly reactive aldehyde gas formed by oxidation or incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. In solution, it has a wide range of uses: in the manufacture of resins and textiles, as a disinfectant, and as a laboratory fixative or preservative. Formaldehyde solution (formalin) is considered a hazardous compound, and its vapor toxic. (From Reynolds, Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p717)
The non-genetic biological changes of an organism in response to challenges in its ENVIRONMENT.
Completed forms of the pharmaceutical preparation in which prescribed doses of medication are included. They are designed to resist action by gastric fluids, prevent vomiting and nausea, reduce or alleviate the undesirable taste and smells associated with oral administration, achieve a high concentration of drug at target site, or produce a delayed or long-acting drug effect.
A large or important municipality of a country, usually a major metropolitan center.
The adhesion of gases, liquids, or dissolved solids onto a surface. It includes adsorptive phenomena of bacteria and viruses onto surfaces as well. ABSORPTION into the substance may follow but not necessarily.
A process of separating particulate matter from a fluid, such as air or a liquid, by passing the fluid carrier through a medium that will not pass the particulates. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria found in soil, water, food, and clinical specimens. It is a prominent opportunistic pathogen for hospitalized patients.
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
Technique by which phase transitions of chemical reactions can be followed by observation of the heat absorbed or liberated.
Mechanical devices used to produce or assist pulmonary ventilation.
The unfavorable effect of environmental factors (stressors) on the physiological functions of an organism. Prolonged unresolved physiological stress can affect HOMEOSTASIS of the organism, and may lead to damaging or pathological conditions.
The placing of a body or a part thereof into a liquid.
The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.
The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.
Stainless steel. A steel containing Ni, Cr, or both. It does not tarnish on exposure and is used in corrosive environments. (Grant & Hack's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Procedures for collecting, preserving, and transporting of specimens sufficiently stable to provide accurate and precise results suitable for clinical interpretation.
Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.
A species of gram-positive bacteria that is a common soil and water saprophyte.
That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.
Antigen-type substances that produce immediate hypersensitivity (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE).
The formation of crystalline substances from solutions or melts. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Materials that have a limited and usually variable electrical conductivity. They are particularly useful for the production of solid-state electronic devices.
Fluids composed mainly of water found within the body.
The initial stages of the growth of SEEDS into a SEEDLINGS. The embryonic shoot (plumule) and embryonic PLANT ROOTS (radicle) emerge and grow upwards and downwards respectively. Food reserves for germination come from endosperm tissue within the seed and/or from the seed leaves (COTYLEDON). (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Physical activity which is usually regular and done with the intention of improving or maintaining PHYSICAL FITNESS or HEALTH. Contrast with PHYSICAL EXERTION which is concerned largely with the physiologic and metabolic response to energy expenditure.
The fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands. This fluid moistens the CONJUNCTIVA and CORNEA.
Binary compounds of oxygen containing the anion O(2-). The anion combines with metals to form alkaline oxides and non-metals to form acidic oxides.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Imaging the temperatures in a material, or in the body or an organ. Imaging is based on self-emanating infrared radiation (HEAT WAVES), or on changes in properties of the material or tissue that vary with temperature, such as ELASTICITY; MAGNETIC FIELD; or LUMINESCENCE.
The study of the structure, preparation, properties, and reactions of carbon compounds. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
A species of mosquito in the genus Anopheles and the principle vector of MALARIA in Africa.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS that induce a dispersion of undissolved material throughout a liquid.
Antigenic characteristics and DNA fingerprint patterns identified from blood stains. Their primary value is in criminal cases.
Inorganic and organic derivatives of sulfuric acid (H2SO4). The salts and esters of sulfuric acid are known as SULFATES and SULFURIC ACID ESTERS respectively.
Procedures or techniques used to keep food from spoiling.
Drugs manufactured and sold with the intent to misrepresent its origin, authenticity, chemical composition, and or efficacy. Counterfeit drugs may contain inappropriate quantities of ingredients not listed on the label or package. In order to further deceive the consumer, the packaging, container, or labeling, may be inaccurate, incorrect, or fake.
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The amount of moisture held by hygroscopic materials is usually proportional to the relative humidity. Tables containing this ... It did begin that way, with the word hygroscope referring in the 1790s to measuring devices for humidity level. These ... The seeds of some grasses have hygroscopic extensions that bend with changes in humidity, enabling them to disperse over the ... Nowadays an instrument for measuring humidity is called a hygrometer (hygro- + -meter). ...
put a humidity and temperature meter. a humidity of 80-90% is required. Temperature ranges from 28°-30°C. Place eggs in ... equal amount of perlite and distilled water is mixed to make it moist. When pressed it should not drain water from it. ... A female finds a good spot for the incubation of eggs with a temperature of 28°-30°C and humidity around 80-95%. A female lays ...
The average annual humidity is 78%. The maximum saturation of air humidity is in December (88%) and the minimum in August (73 ... In other months, the saturation of the air depends on the amount of precipitation. The most common of the winds is the east - ...
High amounts of light will cause the plant to flower more frequently. This plant does best in wet areas and prefers moss near ... Keep humidity at 60 to 80%. Plants should be kept in areas with moderate lighting. Paphiopedilum malipoense var. alba. Light ...
Above the threshold amount, the quantity of cover influences the amplitude and possibly the duration of the population peak. ... humidity; and interspecific competition. Meadow voles are most commonly associated with sites having high soil moisture. They ... Optimal meadow vole habitat consists of moist, dense grassland with substantial amounts of plant litter. Habitat selection is ... Female territoriality tends to determine density in suboptimal habitats; the amount of available forage may be the determining ...
Relative humidity is high in the Philippines. A high amount of moisture or vapor in the air makes hot temperatures feel hotter ... There are two seasons in the country, the wet season and the dry season, based upon the amount of rainfall. This is also ... The last two may influence the different degree of humidity for the different months of the year and for the different regions ... The first may be considered as general causes of the great humidity, which is generally observed in all the islands throughout ...
The possible amount of moisture held at a given time is directly related to temperature; warm air holds more humidity than cold ... "High temperatures also accelerate chemical and biological processes." Relative Humidity (RH) is the amount of water held in the ... "Rapidly fluctuating temperature and relative humidity compound all of these effects." High humidity may accelerate mold growth ... Limiting the amount of exposed surface areas of collections can also prevent dust from settling on objects. This can be done by ...
amount of water thrown on the heater, this increases humidity, so that sauna bathers perspire more copiously. ... Saunas overcome this problem by controlling the humidity. The hottest Finnish saunas have relatively low humidity levels in ... Depending on size of the stove and the airing time, the temperature may be low, about 60 °C (140 °F), while the humidity is ... Steam baths, such as the Turkish bath, where the humidity approaches 100%, will be set to a much lower temperature of around 40 ...
Humidity exclusionEdit. In contrast to other gas components, water content in air, or humidity, to a higher degree depends on ... The heat capacity is a function of the amount of heat added to a system. In the case of a constant-volume process, all the heat ... the following equation uses humidity exclusion in addition to the ideal gas law: V. 2. =. V. 1. ×. T. 2. T. 1. ×. p. 1. −. p. w ... On the contrary Vs (volume saturated) is the volume a gas mixture would have if humidity was added to it until saturation (or ...
Relative humidity is high throughout the entire year; usually exceeding 90 percent. During the dry season daytime humidity ... The total annual rainfall averages around 2200 millimeters (86.6 inches). The maximal amounts fall in July, August and ...
Thus, humidity generally decreases in a westward direction. The amount of precipitation is modulated by the El Niño Southern ... Between 1980 and 2014 the ice cap shrank at a rate of 0.409 km2/a (0.158 sq mi/a) with a 2015 estimate amounting to 0.5 km2/a ( ... Total shrinkage has been estimated to amount to 26 per cent between 1962 and 2000, and by 18 per cent between 1955 and 2007. ... They contain large amounts of rubidium, strontium and barium. Complicated processes of crystallisation and interaction with ...
Soil only absorbs a small amount of humidity. Micro organisms become active once the soil has cooled down. This creates an ... The amount of soil steamed should be tuned in a way that steaming time amounts to at most 1.5 h in order to avoid large ... Steaming time amounts to 30 min for a penetration down to 25 cm depth. Hereby a temperature of 90 °C can be reached. In large ... Depending on the amount, the material to be steamed is piled up to 70 cm height in steaming boxes or in small dump trailers. ...
The average amount of sunshine annually is 1,524 hours. The average relative humidity is between 85 and 87%. Over the last 20 ... Hải Dương has a tropical monsoon climate with typical cold winter, potential heat and high humidity. The prevailing winds come ...
Rainfall averages 990 mm (39 in) per year, with the amount varying widely from season to season. In general the wettest period ... The islands generally experience low humidity and recurrent droughts. Temperatures average 27 °C (80.6 °F), with a range from ... Both islands lack adequate amounts of fresh groundwater. About 40 km (25 mi) south-west of Antigua lies the small, rocky island ...
Average morning relative humidity: 82%, evening relative humidity: 58%. Average dew point is 16 °C (61 °F). Four ... The nearest and most active is Pacaya, which at times erupts a considerable amount of ash. These volcanoes lie to the south of ...
Its low humidity makes it one of the most temperate climates in the world. The sandy soil on much of the islands has only scrub ... Rainfall averages 990 mm (39 in) per year, with the amount varying widely from season to season. In general the wettest period ... Both islands lack adequate amounts of fresh groundwater. Tiny Redonda rises to 246 metres (807 ft) and has very little level ... The islands generally experience low humidity and recurrent droughts. Hurricanes strike on an average of once a year between ...
The ratio of holes to solid that the wind "sees". Aerodynamic porosity is less than visual porosity, by an amount that depends ... and unexpected or uncontrolled changes in temperature or humidity. While porosity is inherent in die casting manufacturing, its ... the total amount of void space accessible from the surface (cf. closed-cell foam). There are many ways to test porosity in a ...
For a batch to be successful, the humidity must be low enough for the candy to dry properly. Due to the high amounts of sugar, ... Humidity during preparation can affect the quality of divinity. ...
The month of July receives a significant amount of rainfall of about 1,418 millimetres (55.8 inches). Humidity increases in the ...
Speed of closing can vary depending on the amount of humidity, light, size of prey, and general growing conditions. The speed ... Venus flytraps are not as humidity-dependent as are some other carnivorous plants, such as Nepenthes, Cephalotus, most ...
However, the amount of water needed depends on where it is grown; for example, in the main avocado-growing region of Chile, ... High winds reduce the humidity, dehydrate the flowers, and affect pollination. When even a mild frost occurs, premature fruit ... The saturated fat content amounts to 14% of the total fat.[70] ...
The annual amount of precipitation was 1,124 millimetres (44.3 in) for 2005, as per monthly data included in the table above. ... On average humidity is 75%. The chart below is based on data from the Nepal Bureau of Standards & Meteorology, Weather ...
Human occupancy adds a significant amount of humidity to the indoor environment. Personal activity as basic as breathing and ... Humidity[edit]. Humidity occurs in indoor environments due to building related causes. Porous walls, rising damp, and leaks in ... Humidity levels in an indoor environment need to be accounted for based upon season and temperature. If humidity levels do not ... An acceptable humidity level in indoor spaces ranges from twenty to sixty percent year round.[12] However, levels less than ...
Raw avocado flesh is 73% water, 15% fat, 9% carbohydrates, and 2% protein (table). In a 100 gram reference amount, avocado ... High winds reduce the humidity, dehydrate the flowers, and affect pollination. When even a mild frost occurs, premature fruit ... The saturated fat content amounts to 14% of the total fat.[83] ... the amount of water needed depends on where it is grown; for ...
Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. The vapor content of air is measured with devices known as hygrometers. The ... The amount of water vapor directly controls the permittivity of the air. During times of low humidity, static discharge is ... The lowest amounts of water vapor (0 centimeters) appear in yellow, and the highest amounts (6 centimeters) appear in dark blue ... The ability of clouds to hold massive amounts of electrical energy is directly related to the amount of water vapor present in ...
The relative humidity is high at night throughout the year; usually it exceeds 90%. During the daytime in the dry season, ... The total annual rainfall average is between 1,000 and 1,500 millimeters (39.4 and 59.1 in). The heaviest amounts fall in ... humidity averages about 50% or slightly lower, but it may remain about 60% in the rainy period. Sihanoukville used to be one ...
Orchids need sufficient amounts of light as well as humidity. However, there are many varieties of orchids and each of them ... They need indirect light, but the amount or required light depends on the variety. They need small amounts of water and the ... high humidity, large amounts of water, and shelter from other banana plants. Banana plants are not to be exposed to strong ... They need fertile soils, large mulch and organic matter, large amounts of nitrogen and potassium, warm temperature, ...
Atmospheric humidity is extremely high during the peak monsoon period. The major part of the rainfall at Sohra can be ... The extreme amount of rainfall is perhaps the best-known feature of orographic rain in northeastern India. Occasionally, ... of rainfall between August 1860 and July 1861 and for receiving the maximum amount of rainfall in a single month: 9,300 ... Sohra holds two Guinness world records for receiving the maximum amount of rainfall in a single year: 26,471 millimetres ( ...
Hairs on the leaf surface trap humidity in dry climates and create a boundary layer reducing water loss. ... the amount and structure of epicuticular wax and other features. Leaves are mostly green in color. This is due to the presence ... and may involve the need for multiple leaves rather single large leaves because of the amount of veins needed to support the ... Some leaf forms are adapted to modulate the amount of light they absorb to avoid or mitigate excessive heat, ultraviolet damage ...
Low relative humidity of inhaled air (particularly during cold winter seasons).[3] Evidence to support this however is weak.[4] ... Although the sight of large amounts of blood can be alarming and may warrant medical attention, nosebleeds are rarely fatal, ...
... reptiles can save considerable amounts of energy compared to endothermic animals of the same size.[77] A crocodile needs from a ... There are numerous reasons why shedding fails and can be related to inadequate humidity and temperature, nutritional ...
These are calculated by constantly running samples of the drive for a short amount of time, analyzing the resultant wear and ... as a consequence of increased humidity. Excessive stiction can cause physical damage to the platter and slider or spindle motor ...
Touch gives immense amount of information in the person's immediate surrounding. Feeling anything with detail gives off ... Increases in atmospheric pressure and humidity increase a person's ability to use sound to their advantage as wind or any form ...
... precipitation occurs only in trace amounts and quickly evaporates.[20] Winters are long and cold, with a 24-hour average ... Average relative humidity (%). 52. 40. 35. 31. 33. 42. 45. 45. 45. 45. 51. 55. 43.3. ...
Average relative humidity (%) 75.6 73.0 72.9 73.4 74.4 76.4 79.2 79.4 77.8 74.9 77.2 76.9 75.9 ... A small amount of snow fell during the 2004 Christmas Eve Snowstorm and again on Christmas (December 25) when a combination of ... amounting to tens of billions of dollars (2005 dollars, adjusted for inflation) during the antebellum period, with New Orleans ... Source: NOAA (relative humidity and sun 1961-1990)[c][74][75][76]. ...
One of the early fluxes was a mixture of equal amounts of rosin and vaseline. A more aggressive early composition was a mixture ... which must be greater than 100 MΩ after 168 hours at elevated temperature and humidity with a DC bias applied). ... Solder preforms are preferred to be with high volume-to-surface ratio, as that limits the amount of oxide being formed. Pastes ... Fluxes with higher content of solids tend to leave larger amount of residues; thermal decomposition of some vehicles also leads ...
Humidity : The higher the humidity, the faster the tea will age. Liquid water accumulating on tea may accelerate the aging ... which leaves a small amount of enzymes which contribute a minor amount of oxidation to the leaves during sun-drying. The ... 60-85% humidity is recommended.[36] It is argued whether tea quality is adversely affected if it is subjected to highly ... Spent tea: Whole leaves and leaf bud systems should be easily seen and picked out of the wet spent tea, with a limited amount ...
Also, the amount of time flies will stay on a hanged body will vary in comparison to one found on the ground. A hanged body is ... Rain and humidity levels in the area where the body is found can affect the time for insect development. In most species, large ... In addition, the amount of time a maggot mass has been exposed to salt water can affect its development. From the cases Goff ... Unfortunately, not many more studies have been conducted and thus a specific amount of delay time is difficult to estimate.[22] ...
... preferring sites with moist soils and high humidity.[2] The tree can form pure forests in Scandinavia and occurs as far north ... which radically reduces the amount of bark available for the beetle to breed on.[21] In European trials, clones of apparently ...
During this briefing, they go over safety and emergency checklists, the locations and amounts of emergency equipment and other ... low humidity, etc.[57] Other chemical contaminants found in the cabin may include engine leakages, pesticides and flame ... but they spend a considerably less amount of time on the average in the air than crew members. An online travel agency report ... featuring flight attendants and including a liberal amount of sexual innuendo.[103] ...
Even the best ionisers will also produce a small amount of ozone-triatomic oxygen, O3-which is unwanted. Ozone generators are ... CADR measures the amount of filtered air circulated during a short period of time, and was originally designed to rate media- ...
... accompanied by driving winds and a large amount of hail, which destroyed crops.[4] ... Average relative humidity (%) 29 28 30 38 50 57 62 60 60 47 33 31 44 ...
Average relative humidity (%) 61.0 60.2 59.5 59.3 63.8 64.6 64.7 67.0 67.2 65.2 64.2 63.5 63.4 ... The diversification in Queens' economy is reflected in a large amount of employment in the export-oriented portions of its ... Average relative humidity (%) 64.9 64.4 63.4 64.1 69.5 71.5 71.4 71.7 71.9 69.1 67.9 66.3 68.0 ...
The amount of minerals dissolved in the liquid. Inter-molecular forces. The stronger the forces keeping the molecules together ... This is accelerated by factors such as low humidity, heat (from the sun), and wind. In a clothes dryer, hot air is blown ... The ability for a molecule of a liquid to evaporate is based largely on the amount of kinetic energy an individual particle may ... Even at lower temperatures, individual molecules of a liquid can evaporate if they have more than the minimum amount of kinetic ...
... managers are sometimes interested in the amount of carbon removed from the air and stored in their forest as wood ... humidity control, wind control, erosion control, evaporative cooling, sound and visual screening, traffic control, pollution ... In addition to the uptake of harmful gases, trees act as filters intercepting airborne particles and reducing the amount of ... Temperature reduction from shade trees in parking lots lowers the amount of evaporative emissions from parked cars. Unshaded ...
The coal deposits of South Sumatra amount to 22.24 billion tons or 48.45 percent of the total national reserves. The province ... The air temperature varies from 24.7 to 32.9 degrees Celsius with air humidity levels ranging from 82% to 88%. The relative ...
These plants are adapted to high rainfall and humidity, and have leaves with a generous layer of wax, making them glossy in ... the huge amount of variation within the family poses a major challenge for developing a reliable classification.[17][23] ... appearance, and a narrow, pointed-oval shape with a 'drip tip', which permits the leaves to shed water despite the humidity, ...
... is a term used to describe the amount of watervapour present in air. Water vapour, the gaseous state of water, is ... Relative humidity[edit]. Main article: Relative humidity. The relative humidity (. R. H. {\displaystyle (RH}. or ϕ. ). {\ ... Relative humidity, expressed as a percentage, indicates a present state of absolute humidity relative to a maximum humidity ... "Climate - Humidity indexes". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 15 February 2018.. *^ "Climate/humidity table". Transport ...
Varying amounts of potassium, sodium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc were present.[81] ... "The enhanced infectivity of Metarhizium flavoviride in oil formulations to desert locusts at low humidities". Annals of Applied ...
A person's reaction to mold depends on their sensitivity and other health conditions, the amount of mold present, length of ... Most were filed in states with high humidity, but suits were on the rise in other states as well.[58] By 2004, many mold ... 430,000 from two parties and an undisclosed amount from a third party to settle her lawsuit alleging toxic mold in her Agoura ... high humidity in the bathrooms, a moldy odor, or water leakage.[15] ...
The capacity of a hard disk drive, as reported by an operating system to the end user, is smaller than the amount stated by the ... Very high humidity present for extended periods of time can corrode the heads and platters. ... Early hard disk drives wrote data at some constant bits per second, resulting in all tracks having the same amount of data per ... Increasing areal density increases throughput by increasing data rate and by increasing the amount of data under a set of heads ...
Although wood chunks, pellets, and even in some cases automatically-fed wood pucks are used to generate smoke, the amount of ... Heat from steam coils or gas flames is balanced with live steam or water sprays to control the temperature and humidity. ... the fan speed and pellet hopper motor which will either increase or decrease the amount of pellets in the auger or the amount ... and also adds humidity to the smoke chamber. It also creates an effect in which the water vapor and smoke condense together, ...
... various Citrus species contain significant amounts of bergapten,[3] especially the papeda Citrus micrantha, the bergamot orange ... and the humidity, but the effects may be inconsistent.[7] ...
Until recently, a combination of strong sunshine and low humidity or an extension of peat marshes was necessary for producing ... such that all customers are charged the same amount). If the monopoly were permitted to charge individualised prices (this is ... Perfect price discrimination would allow the monopolist to charge each customer the exact maximum amount he would be willing to ...
A known amount of dye (or salt) per unit time is added to a flow stream. After complete mixing, the concentration is measured. ... high humidity, pipe vibration and acoustic noise. ... For each rotation, an amount of water passes through the piston ... the meter's inner wall closes off the chamber to hold the fixed amount of fluid. The outlet port is located in the area where ...
The usual standard is at a temperature gradient of 24 °C (75.2 °F), at 50% humidity with no wind[24] (a smaller U-factor is ... over time a small amount of these gases diffuse out of the foam and are replaced by air, thus reducing the effective R-value of ...
A significant factor in the sound of a loudspeaker system is the amount of absorption and diffusion present in the environment ... humidity and elevated temperatures, significantly limiting useful life with adequate performance. ... Voice-coil wire cross sections can be circular, rectangular, or hexagonal, giving varying amounts of wire volume coverage in ... Manufacturers of these loudspeakers design them to be as lightweight as possible while producing the maximum amount of audio ...
A small amount of ink remains in the printing plate.. *As the transfer pad moves forward, the ink cup also moves to cover the ... as well as polymer plate to blade chattering or binding due to humidity. ...
WHY IS THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF HUMIDITY SO IMPORTANT FOR YOUR HOME?. Typically, we key in on temperatures as it relates to home ... Home,Air Quality,WHY IS THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF HUMIDITY SO IMPORTANT FOR YOUR HOME? ... Too Much Humidity. If you havent actually felt it, chances are you have at least heard about the impact humidity can have on ... Humidity can impact the temps in your house as well. If there is too much humidity, it makes it difficult for your body to ...
Relative humidity is a measure of the amount of water vapor contained in the air, divided by the maximum amount the air can ... Humidity. Capacity for air. to hold water. Amount of. Evaporation. HEAT removed. from the body. ... A relative humidity of 50% means the air contains ½ of the water vapor it can actually hold. The maximum amount of water vapor ... Its the Heat AND Humidity. It has been said that Its not the heat, its the humidity. Well, actually its both. Our bodies ...
Amount:. * Loan Type:. 15 Year Fixed. 30 Year Fixed. 5/1 Year ARM. 7/1 Year ARM. 10/1 Year ARM. 15 Year Fixed. 30 Year Fixed. 5 ... Topix › Indiana › Tippecanoe County › Stockwell › Weather: Sunshine and less humidity l... Weather: Sunshine and less humidity ... There are 2 comments on the Journal and Courier story from Jul 24, 2013, titled Weather: Sunshine and less humidity lead to 1st ...
Nevertheless, creating the appropriate amount of humidity is an important asset to your home and your health. ... you might not think about the humidity levels in the home. ... Why is the right amount of humidity so important for your home? ... Too Much Humidity. If you havent actually felt it, you have probably at least heard about the effect humidity can have on how ... Humidity can impact the temps in your house as well. If there is too much humidity, it makes it difficult for your body to ...
Clouds , Cloud Amount/Frequency. *Atmospheric Water Vapor , Humidity , HUMIDITY. *Precipitation , Precipitation Amount , ... Amount of total and low cloud, its form and type (Amount only in this data set).. Cloud amount is given in tenths; cloud forms ... Air humidity. Partial pressure of water vapor, relative humidity, moisture deficit (Relative humidity only in this data set). ... Low cloud amount (tenths). 68-72. 99.9. Visual estimates. Note that Russian drifting stations may have "11", meaning "10, with ...
"The decrease in humidity is the biggest one so as the temperature falls we have decreased humidity both inside and outside, and ... How is the amount of evaporated water of precipitable water in the atmosphere determined?. ... When the humidity level is so low it draws the moisture from the skin into the air." ... No amount of alcohol is good for your overall health, global study says. ...
The humidity in the terrarium should stabilize at about 90%. The ideal amount of humidity is as much as you can get without ... The minimum acceptable amount of humidity needed by the fungus is 85%. If ambient humidity is going to be less than 70% during ... Humidity Gauge Adaptation-12 The cooler needs to have a very tight fitting cover. The idea is to seal in humidity, and the ... Usually, 3 bottles is the right amount, but depending on your humidifier and ambient humidity, it could be more or less. You ...
The same amount of water vapor results in higher humidity in cool air than warm air. A related parameter is the dew point. The ... Relative humidity[edit]. The relative humidity (. R. H. {\displaystyle (RH}. or ϕ. ). {\displaystyle \phi )}. of an air-water ... "Climate - Humidity indexes". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 15 February 2018.. *^ "Climate/humidity table". Transport ... Relative humidity, expressed as a percentage, indicates a present state of absolute humidity relative to a maximum humidity ...
Other significant factors were the availability of oxygen; amount of pore water; leachant ph, ionic strength, and type of ions ... The composition and amount of primary and secondary minerals in waste were found to be of major importance. ... time and humidity. Even though a tailings sample contained considerable amounts of oxidizable sulfidic minerals, dissolution ... The composition and amount of primary and secondary minerals in waste were found to be of major importance. Other significant ...
humidity (ERM) and is stable during storage.. Fill-weight. the amount of food placed into a container or package and written on ... Humidity. the amount of water vapour in air.. Hydrometer. an instrument that measures specific gravity of liquids, used to ... a figure that is calculated to show that the amounts of acid, sugar and salt used in pickles will be enough to prevent spoilage ...
Amount. Cloud Cover. Dew Point. Humidity. Wind. Pressure. 3:00 pm Sunny Sunny ...
Amount. Cloud Cover. Dew Point. Humidity. Wind. Pressure. 6:00 pm Cloudy Cloudy ...
Relative humidity. *Surface temperatures that influence radiation. *Occupants personal metabolic rates. *Amount of clothing ...
Assessing soil pH, salinity, nutrient ratios, and amount periodically; Adding adequate amount of nutrients with appropriate C/N ... Low soil humidity level results in less hydrocarbon solution, and thus reduces hydrocarbon bioavailability to microorganisms. ... Addition of a large amount of surfactant, in the presence of high water content, spreads the contamination to the lower layers ... Assessing soil humidity periodically; regulating temperature (injecting heated air) to vaporize excess pore water; periodically ...
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Humidity. Pressure. Cloud Amount. Precip Amount. Weather. Sat 20. Jan. 09:00. E ... The relative humidity is the percent of saturation humidity, generally calculated in relation to saturated vapour density. ( ... The total amount of cloud as a percentage is derived from looking at cloud cover throughout the atmosphere and estimating how ... have mixed overhead conditions with some days dry and some seeing a significant amount of rain. Predictions are Wednesday 27th ...
Humidity. Pressure. Cloud Amount. Precip Amount. Weather. Sat 24. Feb. 00:00. NW ... The relative humidity is the percent of saturation humidity, generally calculated in relation to saturated vapour density. ( ... The total amount of cloud as a percentage is derived from looking at cloud cover throughout the atmosphere and estimating how ...
is the humidity constant; is the amount of potential evaporation and . Here is a function of wind, and , where is the wind ... is the amount of adsorbed solute in soil per mass, which is a function of concentration. Then (30) can be expressed as. where ... is the reciprocal of relative humidity of the air, which is ; is the reciprocal of relative humidity of the soil surface, which ... Relative humidity%. Wind speed. m/s. Net radiation. MJ/(m2·d). Rainfall MJ/mm. ...
Humidity, Wind Speed and Rain: Weather Stations - Amazon.com ✓ FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases ... and at the bottom is the wind speed and rain amount. The fact that this unit indicates wind speed and rain amounts sets it ... Temperature, humidity Temperature, humidity Temperature, humidity Temperature, humidity Indoor Sensors Temperature, humidity, ... Temperature, humidity, barometer Temperature, humidity Temperature, humidity, barometer Temperature, humidity, barometer ...
The amount depends on the relative humidity. The capacity of a unit is measured by the number of pints it can remove in a 24- ... If the humidity falls too low, the people in your home may suffer dry eyes and may develop throat and sinus irritations. The ... If the humidity is too high, mold and dust mites may thrive. Both are common causes of allergies. Mold also causes an ... If you have a 10-year-old rug, it likely has a host of dust mites that thrive in the high humidity. And the more you are ...
Humidity (%). *Max and Avg Wind Speed (km/h, mph, knots or m/s) ... Rain amount (mm or inches). *UV Index. *Wind direction (degree) ...
Humidity (%). *Max and Avg Wind Speed (km/h, mph, knots or m/s) ... Rain amount (mm or inches). *UV Index. *Wind direction (degree) ...
But the amount of relief on the way remains iffy.. These fronts sometimes slow down, [and] when they slow down they lose ... Summer swelter sizzles state Heat and humidity expected to continue for a couple of days.. ... They, too, should limit the amount of outside activity they engage in, particularly heavy exercise. ... extended forecast of temperatures in the 80s Thursday and Friday and lower humidity. ...
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the lower the humidity of the air around the leaves; and. *the greater the amount of wind. ... Light and shade. The total amount of light that reaches each tree is likely to influence its growth: *directly through the ... By capturing the suns heat, and regulating the amount of ventilation according to cloudiness and the outside air temperature; ... Sometimes, however, reducing the amount of foliage is helpful, because this decreases water stress (C 13, C 41) during the ...
It measures wind, solar, radiation, humidity, and rainfall," Traver noted.. "Weve really pioneered the monitoring so we can ... Those surprising gardens along I-95 in Fishtown? Theyll manage Olympic amounts of stormwater ...
Environmental sensors such as temperature and humidity sensors may also be provided. Data from the memory elements and ... Keeping track of the amount of media that has been used can be done in a variety of ways. The printer can keep track of how ... Measuring both temperature and humidity allows a computation of the dew point at print time, and this allows a computation of ... In a manner analogous to the analysis of information stored in the cartridge memory element 78 regarding the amount of ink ...
Carusorb is an air purifier medium specifically designed to absorb and eliminate gaseous and corrosive contaminants, such as formaldehyde and organic vapors, from exhibit cases, microclimates and other enclosed spaces. Its formulation of potassium permanganate safely converts the contaminants into carbon dioxide and water. The enclosed packet contains 400 gm. When Carusorb is used up and needs to be replaced, it changes from purple to brown.
amount of snow, rain. , humidity. , chemical concentration are all nonnegative quantities and are of interest in natural ... For example, probability density, the amount of snow, rain, humidity, chemical concentration are all nonnegative quantities and ...
Hygrometers measure humidity, or the amount of water in the air. The easiest way to maintain the humidity is by keeping the ... Maintain the humidity level so its around 70%. Get a hygrometer and stick it or hang it near the top of your tub. ... When you add something like wet rolled oats, it boosts the humidity level.[20] X Research source *The compost at the bottom of ... If your tub is indoors, you will have to pay more attention to the humidity. Make sure it stays above 30%, such as by adding ...
  • [1] Humidity indicates the likelihood for precipitation , dew , or fog to be present. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Russian station observations were provided by Vladimir Radionov, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), St. Petersburg, and include 2-meter air temperature, sea level pressure, total and low cloud amount, precipitation, and relative humidity. (nsidc.org)
  • Relative humidity is an important metric used in weather forecasts and reports, as it is an indicator of the likelihood of precipitation , dew, or fog. (wikipedia.org)
  • The climate in these areas vary by temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, precipitation and wind. (reference.com)
  • There is also a regular amount of precipitation throughout the year. (reference.com)
  • Precipitation amounts were less than one-tenth of an inch in most spots, Morrin said. (newsday.com)
  • There also were showers reported on the South Shore, including parts of Freeport, but Morrin said early precipitation amounts there also appeared to be light. (newsday.com)
  • Precipitation chance & amount, humidity levels, and atmospheric pressure. (bgr.com)
  • For animal life dependent on perspiration ( sweating ) to regulate internal body temperature, high humidity impairs heat exchange efficiency by reducing the rate of moisture evaporation from skin surfaces. (wikipedia.org)
  • The downside of this method of cooling is that high relative humidity retards evaporation . (weather.gov)
  • The measurement is useful because higher humidity levels retard evaporation from the skin (perspiration) and lower the effectiveness of physiological cooling mechanisms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In hot summer weather , a rise in relative humidity increases the apparent temperature to humans (and other animals ) by hindering the evaporation of perspiration from the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • the rate of evaporation also increase reduces the amount of water and ultimately reducing workability. (scribd.com)
  • High relative humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body by reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin. (versus.com)
  • When humidity is low (amount of water vapour is less in air), the evaporation from the surrounding areas is rapid. (ayurhelp.com)
  • When humidity is high in air the evaporation of sweat decreases and maintenance of body temperature is altered. (ayurhelp.com)
  • For a small change in temperature, you get a huge amount of evaporation," he says. (nhpr.org)
  • My understanding is if I have 100% relative humidity, there will be no evaporation from the food, so we keep the moisture. (egullet.org)
  • How Does Relative Humidity Affect Evaporation? (brighthub.com)
  • To understand the effect of relative humidity on evaporation, it is important to understand the two conditions first. (brighthub.com)
  • There are many conditions that govern the amount of evaporation that occurs in a given location. (brighthub.com)
  • It depends on the temperature as higher temperature can increase the rate of evaporation and thus the amount of water vapor in the air. (brighthub.com)
  • The rate of evaporation at a given place is always dependent on the humidity of that place because if the air is already filled with water vapor, it will not have any place to hold excess vapor and therefore, evaporation will occur at an extremely slow rate. (brighthub.com)
  • This experiment gives a fair idea of how does relative humidity affect evaporation. (brighthub.com)
  • It can be easily interpreted that if the humidity of a place is low, the rate of evaporation will be faster and if the humidity is high, the rate of evaporation will be low. (brighthub.com)
  • Also two different regions may have the same relative humidity but the rate of evaporation of the two regions can be totally different depending upon the holding capacity of the air. (brighthub.com)
  • Depending on the relative humidity of the surrounding air, the evaporation rate increases or decreases or reaches an equilibrium state where evaporation and condensation are occurring at the same pace. (brighthub.com)
  • As humidity is dependent on temperature, wind and other factors, these factors affect evaporation too. (brighthub.com)
  • There are a multitude of factors, including relative humidity, that govern the process of evaporation whether it is occurring at a small laboratory or over the surface of a huge water body like a lake or ocean. (brighthub.com)
  • When the humidity level is so low it draws the moisture from the skin into the air. (wgntv.com)
  • We have a natural barrier that our body makes," Dr. Conrad tells us, "What happens with many soaps, many detergent-based soaps, which is what most soaps are, we're stripping that natural barrier.That skin barrier is not only something to retain humidity and moisture but it's also anti-bacterial, anti-viral and so it's a really important coating on our skin. (wgntv.com)
  • The air inside your home is holding between 30 to 50 percent of the maximum amount of moisture it can hold. (airsolutionstx.com)
  • Humidity measures the amount of moisture in the air. (reference.com)
  • Meteorologists use a hygrometer to measure relative humidity, which is the percentage of moisture in the air compared to the highest amount of water the atmosphere can hold at that specific temperature. (reference.com)
  • When the relative humidity reaches 100% or when the dew point matches the current temperature, condensation of moisture occurs in the atmosphere. (reference.com)
  • Air conditioners also take a certain amount of moisture out of the air, but dehumidifiers do this much more efficiently. (rochester.edu)
  • Humidity is defined as the amount of moisture in the air. (howstuffworks.com)
  • A low relative humidity means that the air is dry and could hold a lot more moisture at that temperature. (howstuffworks.com)
  • If the relative humidity is 100 percent, it means that water will not evaporate -- the air is already saturated with moisture. (howstuffworks.com)
  • The lower the relative humidity, the easier it is for moisture to evaporate from our skin and the cooler we feel. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Weather scientists use the term "relative humidity," which Joe Sobel, a meteorologist and senior vice president at Accuweather described as "a comparison of the amount of moisture in the air versus the amount of moisture the air could hold. (pbs.org)
  • The amount of moisture that the atmosphere can hold relates directly depends on the temperature," Sobel said. (pbs.org)
  • The relative humidity decreases because the bigger sponge is capable of taking on more moisture, but the same amount of water remains. (pbs.org)
  • The relative humidity measured on the ground (where the sponge is) doesn't reflect moisture levels miles above in the sky. (pbs.org)
  • Relative humidity is the amount of moisture the air can hold before it rains. (infoplease.com)
  • A humidity indicator card (HIC) is a card on which a moisture-sensitive chemical is impregnated such that it will change color when the indicated relative humidity is exceeded. (wikipedia.org)
  • Humidity indicators are an inexpensive way to indicate or quantify moisture content inside sealed packaging. (wikipedia.org)
  • High humidity in the South Pacific, coupled with poor packaging methods, was causing corrosion and moisture damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • Humidity indicator cards are also present on many small electronic devices, ranging from cellular phones to laptop computers, for the purpose of alerting the manufacturer that the device has been exposed to high levels of moisture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The humidity indicator card is also specified for use in J-STD-033, which is the standard for handling, packing, shipping and use of moisture/reflow sensitive surface-mount devices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Someone can help me to understand this: why humidity helps to keep food moisture. (egullet.org)
  • Some amount of humidity is necessary for keeping the food moisture. (egullet.org)
  • By an iterative procedure which relies on the assumptions in the first list, the model is reduced to a relationship between dry bulb temperature (at different humidities) and the skin's resistance to heat and moisture transfer. (cdc.gov)
  • They can take in air moisture and help to lower humidity levels. (fbfs.com)
  • Relative humidity (RH) is the ratio between the amount of water vapor (moisture) in the air at a given temperature to the maximum amount of water vapor the air can hold at that temperature. (idt.com)
  • Now, MEMs-type (micro-electro-mechanical systems) relative humidity sensor ICs can accurately measure the RH level using the principles of an electrical signal change from a moisture absorbing film or structure. (idt.com)
  • Dew point is a better representative of the amount of moisture in the air. (idt.com)
  • How is the amount of evaporated water of precipitable water in the atmosphere determined? (wgntv.com)
  • Think of the atmosphere as a sponge that can hold a fixed amount of water, let's say a gallon of water. (pbs.org)
  • Along with high humidity if atmosphere temperature is high, the blood circulation increases on surface of skin and decreases in muscles and other organs. (ayurhelp.com)
  • A NASA-funded study found some climate models might be overestimating the amount of water vapor entering the atmosphere as the Earth warms. (innovations-report.com)
  • In response to human emissions of greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, the Earth warms, more water evaporates from the ocean, and the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere increases. (innovations-report.com)
  • Humidity levels in this part of the atmosphere, especially in the tropics, are important for global climate, because this is where the water vapor has the strongest impact as a greenhouse gas. (innovations-report.com)
  • Consumption / Consumer handling - Storage length - Storage conditions (temperature, atmosphere, humidity) 5. (slideshare.net)
  • We show that the anvil cloud amount is expected to shrink as the climate warms or when convection becomes more clustered, due to a mechanism rooted in basic energetic and thermodynamic properties of the atmosphere. (pnas.org)
  • If you are noticing any of the warning signs stated above, or if you want an expert to come out and check out your home's humidity levels, Franklin's Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. can help. (franklinsheatair.com)
  • Don't worry, you won't have to call someone out to test your home's humidity levels. (fbfs.com)
  • This weather station measures wind speed, temperature and humidity (both inside and outside), rainfall and barometric pressure. (amazon.com)
  • If you are standing in the middle of a desert that has not seen rainfall for two months, or if you are breathing air out of a SCUBA tank , then you are experiencing low humidity. (howstuffworks.com)
  • The amount of rainfall per year is about the same to the amount in the grasslands. (prezi.com)
  • These annual patterns are due to the fact that the park lies in the rainshadow of the Andes mountains which prevents large amounts of rainfall. (google.com)
  • Measure relative humidity and temperature or your environment with the RHT03 (a.k.a DHT22) low cost sensor on a single wire digital interface connected to an Arduino! (sparkfun.com)
  • could anyone knows how to code for CM-R humidity sensor using Arduino? (sparkfun.com)
  • Vaisala offers the widest selection of measurement products, data loggers, and monitoring systems for use in data center facility management to measure temperature, relative humidity, CO 2 , wet bulb temperature, dew point temperature, enthalpy, and weather parameters. (vaisala.com)
  • Through the dry bulb temperature and the delta of the wet and dry bulb temperature (depression), the relative humidity can be determined. (idt.com)
  • As a result, absolute humidity in chemical engineering may refer to mass of water vapor per unit mass of dry air, also known as the humidity ratio or mass mixing ratio (see "specific humidity" below), which is better suited for heat and mass balance calculations. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been said that 'It's not the heat, it's the humidity' . (weather.gov)
  • Summer swelter sizzles state Heat and humidity expected to continue for a couple of days. (baltimoresun.com)
  • 2. The humidity detecting apparatus according to claim 1, further comprising: a metallic member having a flat shape and heat conductivity and disposed between the window glass and the glass temperature sensor, wherein the heat conductive member is disposed to be in contact with both surfaces of the metallic member. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The heat index is an integrated measurement of relative humidity and dry air temperature. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In heat and high humidity, there are more water molecules in the air to bind and carry odorous particles into our nose. (pbs.org)
  • Every now and again, you hear the phrase: 'it's not the heat, it's the humidity' and you think,'really, I mean. (halfbakery.com)
  • Now, humidity is even trickier, the amount of water that will happily hang around in the air is very much dependent upon the temperature, worse still, the way humans prefer to lose heat is based upon trying to force MORE water into that same air. (halfbakery.com)
  • Right, so, when that little 'it's not the heat it's the humidity' phrase happens, you'll be able to drag the ruffian down to the enormous calibration plaza. (halfbakery.com)
  • Actually, it's not the heat, it's the humidity. (halfbakery.com)
  • Every now and again, you hear the phrase: 'it's not the heat, it's the humidity'// In the midwest, in the summer time, you hear that every other phrase to come out of someone's mouth. (halfbakery.com)
  • is it the heat or the humidity for sure, so I could answer the person spot on, and appear very smart indeed. (halfbakery.com)
  • The amount of heat lost via exhaling. (cdc.gov)
  • The heat and especially the rising humidity levels, in the past five-six weeks, has spurred the demand for PPE gear at government-run Covid-19 facilities in the district as with the build-up of sweat inside them, the life of these kits has been reduced to almost as low as four hours, health officials said. (hindustantimes.com)
  • The relative humidity of air decreases when it is heated, meaning that it may fall below the desired level. (vaisala.com)
  • Curl (Style) Anti-Humidity Gel-Oil hybrid is formulated with an oil blend to help moisturize and hydrate hair for elongated curls and shine. (sephora.com)
  • Vaisala's continuous monitoring system is a total solution - with temperature and humidity data loggers, viewLinc 5.0 software, services and IQOQ. (vaisala.com)
  • This, however, is misleading-the amount of water vapor that enters (or can enter) a given space at a given temperature is almost independent of the amount of air (nitrogen, oxygen, etc.) that is present. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each AVTECH Digital Temperature & Humidity Sensor provides real-time temperature values from -40 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit and/or -40 to 85 degrees Celsius. (smartvm.com)
  • If the temperature is 25 degrees C and a cubic meter of air contains 22 grams of water, then the relative humidity is 100 percent. (howstuffworks.com)
  • If you take a look at the chart above, you'll see that if it is 70 degrees F (21 degrees C) inside your home and the humidity is 10 percent, it feels like it is 65 degrees F (18 degrees C). Simply by bringing the humidity up to 70 percent, you can make it feel 5 degrees F (3 degrees C) warmer in your home. (howstuffworks.com)
  • It's a T-shirt kind of day in Washington, DC: 85 degrees with 63 percent humidity. (pbs.org)
  • At 40 degrees centigrade, and 90+ percent humidity, you're pretty stuffed just breathing. (halfbakery.com)
  • Whereas so long as I'm hydrated, I can work in 45+ degrees,low humidity air for long periods. (halfbakery.com)
  • 100% humidity at 30 degrees Celsius (86F) is 30 grams of water per cubic meter. (metafilter.com)
  • The average humidity in the first week of July has been around 78%, while the average maximum temperatureat 38.2 degrees Celsius. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Use a digital hygrometer to monitor humidity. (ayurhelp.com)
  • When it detects a certain amount of humid air it will turn your AC unit on. (fbfs.com)
  • The level of cloud formation is an indication of the humidity of the ascending air because - given the standard temperature lapse rate - a parcel of air with a greater relative humidity will experience condensation (e.g., cloud formation) at a lower altitude than a parcel of air with a lower relative humidity. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Conditions of low relative humidity (RH) can be used to deter hull condensation, weight increases, mould & mildew growth, corrosion and deterioration of electronics, epoxy glues and composite materials. (munters.com)
  • At a given temperature, there is a maximum amount of water vapor that air can hold and when the maximum capacity is reached the process of condensation begins. (brighthub.com)
  • It also prevents condensation, which is caused by excess humidity. (wikibooks.org)
  • In general, higher humidity makes climate harder to stand for people. (versus.com)
  • Hence we experience fatigue in climate which is high in temperature and humidity. (ayurhelp.com)
  • [3] Relative humidity , expressed as a percentage, indicates a present state of absolute humidity relative to a maximum humidity given the same temperature. (wikipedia.org)
  • We all know those numbers mean hot, but what exactly does that humidity percentage tell us? (pbs.org)
  • It is usually described as "relative humidity" and expressed in percentage. (ayurhelp.com)
  • According to an analysis of data by India Meteorological Department, the average humidity levels saw a sharp spike of 15.9 percentage points from 50.65 % in May to 66.63% in June. (hindustantimes.com)
  • This ratio is given in percentage and therefore, if it is said that the relative humidity or RH is 40 percent, it means that the air contains 40 percent of the maximum vapor it could possibly hold at a temperature. (brighthub.com)
  • Another measurement of humidity that is familiar to many people is dew point, which occurs at the temperature the current amount of water vapor in the air would equal 100% relative humidity. (reference.com)
  • Given in terms of percent humidity (e.g., 50% relative humidity), the measurement allows a comparison of the amount of water vapor in the air with the maximum amount water vapor that - at a given temperature - represents saturation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • A. A unit of electrical measurement that describes the amount of electricity and the time it takes to travel a certain distance. (toolingu.com)
  • Sensor includes a capacitive humidity sensing element and a temperature measurement devices, and with a high-performance 8-bit microcontroller connected. (banggood.com)
  • The same amount of water vapor results in higher humidity in cool air than warm air. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1. Fifty percent humidity is a sponge half full. (pbs.org)
  • A sponge that is half saturated with water is at 50 percent humidity. (pbs.org)
  • So 100 percent humidity might not mean rain, but it does mean dew. (pbs.org)
  • Absolute humidity describes the water content of air and is expressed in either grams per cubic metre [2] or grams per kilogram. (wikipedia.org)
  • Absolute humidity is the total mass of water vapor present in a given volume or mass of air. (wikipedia.org)
  • The absolute humidity changes as air temperature or pressure changes, if the volume is not fixed. (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast to the commonly used relative humidity, the absolute humidity is a measure of the actual mass of water vapor in a defined volume of air. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Absolute humidity is usually expressed in terms of grams of water per cubic meter. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Absolute humidity may be measured with a sling cyclometer. (encyclopedia.com)
  • So changing the temperature of a some air can change the relative humidity, even when the absolute humidity remains constant. (wikipedia.org)
  • 6 ] researched variation trends of humidity and temperature of the subgrade in the long term under atmospheric actions. (hindawi.com)
  • The amount of water vapor needed to achieve saturation increases as the temperature increases. (wikipedia.org)
  • The amount of static electricity increases too, so you'll experience more shocks when touching doorknobs and other items. (franklinsheatair.com)
  • According to Ayurvedic texts the humidity increases during rainy season. (ayurhelp.com)
  • This increases humidity inside home. (ayurhelp.com)
  • The increases in water vapor with warmer temperatures are not large enough to maintain a constant relative humidity," Minschwaner said. (innovations-report.com)
  • Vapor pressure is measured by the amount of water vapor in a given volume of air, and it increases as the vapor increases. (brighthub.com)
  • Relative humidity is a measure of the amount of water vapor contained in the air, divided by the maximum amount the air can hold, expressed as a percent. (weather.gov)
  • Humidity is a measure of the quantity of water vapor in the air. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Humidity is a measure only of the vapor content. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Dew point temperature is an absolute measure of the amount of water vapor in the air," Sobel said. (pbs.org)
  • Measure humidity in harsh environments with the best-in-class instrument you can truly depend on. (vaisala.com)
  • Weather: Sunshine and less humidity lead to 1st of 3 beautiful days, says Pau. (topix.com)
  • Topix › Indiana › Tippecanoe County › Stockwell › Weather: Sunshine and less humidity l. (topix.com)
  • There are 2 comments on the Journal and Courier story from Jul 24, 2013, titled Weather: Sunshine and less humidity lead to 1st of 3 beautiful days, says Paul Poteet . (topix.com)
  • If you haven't actually felt it, you have probably at least heard about the effect humidity can have on how hot the weather feels. (franklinsheatair.com)
  • Doshas get vitiated due to changes in weather, like increased humidity, coldness, dampness etc. (ayurhelp.com)
  • Non-weather related exposure to conditions where the air contains a high amount of water or water vapor. (bls.gov)
  • The OTF High-Bay Laboratory houses the OTF accelerated testing equipment, which can be used to weather PV modules in environments with controlled temperature, ultraviolet (UV) exposure, and relative humidity. (nrel.gov)
  • High temperatures and high humidity will combine to make for some extremely uncomfortable weather from now through Sunday. (nixle.com)
  • Much of the Island can expect temperatures in the upper 80s, feeling more like lower 90s in some cases, thanks to humidity, said Tim Morrin, weather service meteorologist based in Upton. (newsday.com)
  • That all amounts to critical fire weather conditions on Monday, the NWS said. (presstelegram.com)
  • The amount of water vapor contained within a parcel of air can vary significantly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The amount of water vapor any mass of air can contain depends on the temperature of that air: The warmer the air is, the more water it can hold. (howstuffworks.com)
  • In the summer, high humidity makes it seem warmer than it is because sweat cannot evaporate from your body. (howstuffworks.com)
  • What factors contribute to Chicago's tropical humidity levels in the summer? (wgntv.com)
  • Typically, we key in on temperatures as it relates to home comfort, but the humidity levels in your home play a bigger role than you think. (airsolutionstx.com)
  • Luckily, there are solutions out there to help you assess and control humidity levels in the home. (airsolutionstx.com)
  • If you see any of the warning signs listed above, or if you want a professional to come out and assess the humidity levels in your home, Air Solutions, Inc can help. (airsolutionstx.com)
  • Typically, we focus on temperatures when it comes to our home comfort, but the humidity levels within your indoor environment play a bigger role than you think. (franklinsheatair.com)
  • Improving indoor air quality (IAQ) is a subtle balance of proper ventilation rates, managing volatile organic compounds, air temperature, humidity levels, water and light. (certainteed.com)
  • The chart below lists how hot a given temperature will feel to us in various relative-humidity levels. (howstuffworks.com)
  • CDs can function as antimicrobial delivery systems as they can release antioxidant and antimicrobial compounds (guest molecules) as the humidity levels increase in the headspace. (wiley.com)
  • Adherence to proper storage and handling methods immediately reduced the number of failures in the semiconductors, but over the years it became apparent that even humidity levels under 10% were detrimental to the devices. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most computer models relative humidity tends to remain fixed at current levels. (innovations-report.com)
  • Out of the 14,500 PPE kits used by health workers in government-run Covid-19 facilities so far since the outbreak of the disease in March, almost 42% were used in the month of June alone when the average humidity levels touched 66.63% and the maximum temperature hovered around 38.5 degree Celsius. (hindustantimes.com)
  • The problem of working in high humidity levels and high temperatures with the PPEs on is amplified by the restrictions on using centralised air-conditioning in isolation wards. (hindustantimes.com)
  • We use fans instead of centralised air conditioning and keep the windows open for better ventilation, but humidity levels have increased in the past few weeks. (hindustantimes.com)
  • The humidity levels will continue to rise gradually till September. (hindustantimes.com)
  • If you get a high humidity reading, you will want to take steps to reduce your humidity levels. (fbfs.com)
  • However, it is strongly advocated that your indoor space has a humidity level between 30 and 50 percent. (airsolutionstx.com)
  • What happens when your indoor air has too much or too little humidity? (airsolutionstx.com)
  • The unit monitors indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity, outdoor dew point, as well as barometric pressure (both sea-level and measured), and features a pressure history chart to track trends (barograph). (amazon.com)
  • For best indoor comfort and health, a relative humidity of about 45 percent is ideal. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Running your air conditioner not only creates a cool and comfortable house, it can also help reduce indoor humidity. (fbfs.com)
  • A whole house dehumidifier may be your best bet when looking for ways to reduce your home's indoor humidity. (fbfs.com)
  • The wide range of Vaisala HUMICAP® relative humidity and temperature instruments includes industrial grade and HVAC transmitters that are suitable for use in data centers. (vaisala.com)
  • The sturdy and reliable duct mounted Vaisala HUMICAP® Humidity Transmitter Series. (vaisala.com)
  • Vaisala HUMICAP® Humidity and Temperature Transmitter Series HMDW110 is suitable. (vaisala.com)
  • AM2302 Humicap digital temperature and humidity module is a digital output signal containing a calibrated temperature and humidity combined sensor. (banggood.com)
  • Harmful dust mites, those microscopic organisms that particularly make allergy and asthma sufferers feel worse, thrive in high humidity. (rochester.edu)
  • If you have a 10-year-old rug, it likely has a host of dust mites that thrive in the high humidity. (rochester.edu)
  • High Relative Humidity In-Package of Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables: Advantage or Disadvantage Considering Microbiological Problems and Antimicrobial Delivering Systems? (wiley.com)
  • This hypothesis article states that the high relative humidity (RH) of packaged fresh-cut fruits or vegetables that is associated with spoilage can be used as an advantageous way to deliver antimicrobial compounds using cyclodextrins (CDs) as carriers. (wiley.com)
  • High relative humidity (RH) in-package of fresh-cut fruits or vegetables, which usually causes microbial spoilage, can be used as an advantageous trigger to deliver hydrophobic antimicrobial compounds from package systems using cyclodextrins (CDs) as a matrix. (wiley.com)
  • This is a compact and easy to use relative humidity sensor from Sensirion. (sparkfun.com)
  • The accuracy of the relative humidity sensor (RH sensor) will determine the accuracy of the calculated dew point. (idt.com)
  • And visit idt.com/humidity to learn how our new relative humidity sensor chips can be used in this and other applications, as well as access technical documentation and get samples. (idt.com)
  • Dr. Samantha Conrad, a Northwestern Medicine dermatologist says, "The decrease in humidity is the biggest one so as the temperature falls we have decreased humidity both inside and outside, and so even with humidifiers it's really hard to keep up. (wgntv.com)
  • And if you are having challenges getting in the 30 to 50 percent range for humidity, there are humidifiers and dehumidifiers that offer a solution for getting to the right amount of humidity. (airsolutionstx.com)
  • This will contain a HUGE quantity of industrial DE-humidifiers which will be capable of removing a very reassuring amount of humidity. (halfbakery.com)
  • If it contains 11 grams of water, the relative humidity is 50 percent. (howstuffworks.com)
  • If it contains zero grams of water, relative humidity is zero percent. (howstuffworks.com)
  • The ventilation fans in bathrooms and over your stove can help to reduce the humidity. (fbfs.com)
  • Humidity plays an important role for surface life. (wikipedia.org)
  • 3. The humidity detecting apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the humidity sensor, the air temperature sensor and the glass temperature sensor are integrated into a unit on the inner surface of the window glass. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Models that include water vapor feedback with constant relative humidity predict the Earth s surface will warm nearly twice as much over the next 100 years as models that contain no water vapor feedback. (innovations-report.com)
  • Two main contributors to this positive feedback are an expected reduction of low-level cloud amount ( 7 ⇓ ⇓ - 10 ) and a rise of high-level clouds ( 11 , 12 ). (pnas.org)
  • Humidity describes the amount of water vapor or water molecules in the air. (pbs.org)
  • The SHT15 digital humidity and temperature sensor is fully calibrated and offers high precision and excellent long-term stability at low cost. (sparkfun.com)
  • It uses a dedicated digital modules capture technology and the temperature and humidity sensor technology to ensure that products with high reliability and excellent long-term stability. (banggood.com)
  • It is dependent on the amount of water present, wind, the temperature, and the amount of water vapor that is already present in the air. (brighthub.com)
  • Environmental sensors such as temperature and humidity sensors may also be provided. (google.co.uk)
  • Instead, relative humidity sensors are used to calculate the dew point in most of these devices. (idt.com)
  • The humidity reading in general use by most meteorologists is relative humidity. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The best the front may bring us would be the 'relief in sight' extended forecast of temperatures in the 80s Thursday and Friday and lower humidity. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Darker shading on the map corresponds to lower average humidity. (pbs.org)
  • A smart thermostat could be an important part of your strategy to control humidity in your home. (fbfs.com)
  • Specific humidity is the ratio of water vapor mass to total moist air parcel mass. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specific humidity refers to the actual amount of water vapor in the air. (innovations-report.com)
  • Using the UARS data to actually quantify both specific humidity and relative humidity, the researchers found, while water vapor does increase with temperature in the upper troposphere, the feedback effect is not as strong as models have predicted. (innovations-report.com)
  • We feel comfortable when humidity is 45-50% and temperature 20 to 22 degree Celsius. (ayurhelp.com)
  • Only 2.4 log 10 inactivation was measured on APC at 70°Celsius (°C), 5% relative humidity (RH) after 24 h. (frontiersin.org)
  • Humidity depends on the temperature and pressure of the system of interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The amount depends on the relative humidity. (rochester.edu)
  • If you are standing in the bathroom after a hot shower and can see the steam hanging in the air, or if you are outside after a heavy rain, then you are in an area of high humidity. (howstuffworks.com)
  • The mean minimum temperature will be 3°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Saturday 27th at 0°C. Expect the next week to have mixed overhead conditions with some days dry and some seeing a significant amount of rain. (myweather2.com)
  • The sharp rise in humidity in June was because of the 13 days of rain experienced caused by the western disturbances and then the arrival of monsoon. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Work small amounts in sections through damp hair. (sephora.com)
  • Lemon Sage Thickening Shampoo®: Apply a small amount to damp hair. (jcpenney.com)
  • Start with a small amount and rake through damp hair. (planetbeauty.com)
  • Offers humidity resistance and UV protection. (jcpenney.com)
  • What is the difference between dew point and humidity? (wgntv.com)
  • The closer the dew point is to the current temperature, the higher the relative humidity climbs. (reference.com)
  • And if the temperature outside is 65 and the dew point is 65, then the relative humidity is 100 percent. (pbs.org)
  • At various points there will be sign posts indicating the humidity at that point. (halfbakery.com)
  • Relative humidity relates to the saturation point, the amount of water vapor in the air divided by the maximum amount of water the air is capable of holding at a given temperature. (innovations-report.com)
  • Before we look at the relationship between relative humidity and dew point, let's look at the basics of each. (idt.com)
  • At the dew point, the relative humidity is 100% (at constant pressure). (idt.com)
  • At temperatures typically found indoors, this humidity level makes the air feels approximately what the temperature indicates, and your skin and lungs do not dry out and become irritated. (howstuffworks.com)