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Water vapor

Similar term(s): steam.

Definition:

Water in its gaseous form.

In the atmosphere it acts as a natural greenhouse gas.

Source: GreenFacts

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The amounts of water vapor released to the atmosphere or extracted from it by human activities are minimal in the context of the water cycle.

Source: GreenFacts

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Climate Change 2007 Update:

Translation(s):

Español: Vapor de agua
Français: Vapeur d'eau
Nederlands: Waterdamp

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