Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics

, Volume 115, Issue 4, pp 723–728 | Cite as

Condensation of water vapor in the gravitational field

  • V. G. Gorshkov
  • A. M. Makarieva
  • A. V. Nefiodov
Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics


Physical peculiarities of water vapor condensation under conditions of hydrostatic equilibrium are considered. The power of stationary dynamic air fluxes and the vertical temperature distribution caused by condensation on large horizontal scales are estimated.


Gravitational Field Hydrostatic Equilibrium Latent Heat Release Saturated Water Vapor Temperature Lapse Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. G. Gorshkov
    • 1
  • A. M. Makarieva
    • 1
  • A. V. Nefiodov
    • 1
  1. 1.Konstantinov Petersburg Nuclear Physics InstituteGatchina, Leningradskaya oblastRussia

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