saturation specific humidity

saturation specific humidity

[‚sach·ə′rā·shən spə′sif·ik hyü′mid·əd·ē]
(thermodynamics)
A thermodynamic function of state; the value of the specific humidity of saturated air at the given temperature and pressure.
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where q is the specific humidity, [q.sup.(i).sub.sat] is the saturation specific humidity over ice, and [e.sup.(i).sub.sat](T) is the saturation pressure of water vapor over ice and calculated by an empirical formula as follows: