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" With the south-westerly winds comes the drift current, and the temperature of the water is higher than that of the air, because both are moving northward, and the specific heat of the water is the greater ; but the warmth of the air and of the water are... "
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society - Page 302
1899
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Familiar letters of the physics of the Earth: treating of the chief ...

Henry Buff - Earth - 1851 - 273 pages
...rivers in cool evenings are due to the same cause. It has always been found, that when these occur the temperature of the water is higher than that of the air that lies over it. By the same cause we account for the morning mists which float over moist ground,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Part 1

English periodicals - 1877
...commonly found in the north than in the south. Fogs follow the windings of a river or lake, and exist when the temperature of the water is higher than that of the air. If the fog comes from the sea it extends farther inland, and in some seasons is more regular in its...
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Elementary Lessons in Heat, Light & Sound

Daniel Evan Jones - Heat - 1891 - 282 pages
...than the air ; for you can pour a few drops of the water upon the inverted bottom of the flask, and if the temperature of the water is higher than that of the air, expansion will occur and the column will descend and vice versa. Or again, by moving the thermoscope...
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Report

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1892
...book at the same time. The following are some of the results noticed. In December, as a general rale, the temperature of the water is higher than that of the air, but there are exceptions, eg, on December 19 the temperature of air and water was nearly the same,...
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Europe ...

George Goudie Chisholm - History - 1902
...moisture, which sets free vast quantities of heat through condensation. With the south-westerly winds comes the drift current, and the temperature of the water is higher than thiit of the air, because both are moving northward, and the specific heat of the water is the greater...
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Weather forecasting in the United States

United States. Weather Bureau, Alfred Judson Henry, Edward Hall Bowie, Henry Joseph Cox, Harry Crawford Frankenfield - Nature - 1916 - 370 pages
...minimum temperature of the air in that season. It should be evident that in the season of the year when the temperature of the water is higher than that of the air the water influence is the most pronounced in warding off frost in contiguous sections, especially...
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