Skiing Skeleton Logo

Glossary Index

Avalanche Institute


[Click here to return to the page you came from!]


Also: Saturation Vapor Pressure

A parcel of air at a given temperature is said to be saturated with water vapor at that temperature when the addition of any more water, or any decrease in temperature, will lead to condensation.

The water vapor pressure in the atmosphere at which saturation is achieved for a given temperature is called the Saturation Vapor Pressure.

This glossary is a work in progress and is made possible by AlpenPro.