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ENERGY IN THE ATMOSPHERE

ENERGY

CHAPTER 12 SECTION 1

HEAT TRANSFER

HEAT

TRANS.

CHAPTER 12 SECTION 2

WINDS

WINDS

CHAPTER 12 SECTION 3

WATER IN THE ATMOSPHERE

WATER IN

ATMOS.

CHAPTER 12 SECTION 4

PRECIPITATION

PRECIP.

CHAPTER 12 SECTION 5

MISCELLANEOUS

MISC.

QUESTIONS FROM THE ENTIRE

CHAPTER

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WHICH WAVELENGTHS ARE

SHORTER THAN VISIBLE LIGHT?

ULTRAVIOLET

THE TOTAL ENERGY OF

MOTION IN THE MOLECULES OF

A SUBSTANCE IS

CALLED_________________?

THERMAL ENERGY

DIFFERENCES IN _________

CAUSE WINDS.

AIR PRESSURE

WHAT INSTRUMENT IS USED

TO MEASURE RELATIVE

HUMIDITY?

PSYCHROMETER

WHAT IS PRECIPITATION?

ANY FORM OF WATER

THAT FALLS FROM THE

THE WAY THE EARTH'S

ROTATION MAKES WINDS

CURVE IS CALLED THE

_____________ EFFECT.

CORIOLIS

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MOST OF THE EARTH'S

INCOMING ULTRAVIOLET

RADIATION IS ABSORBED BY

WHAT?

OZONE

HEAT TRANSFER BETWEEN

TWO SUBSTANCES THAT ARE

IN CONTACT IS

CALLED_______________.

CONDUCTION

WHAT INSTRUMENT IS USED

TO MEASURE WIND SPEED?

ANEMOMETER

HOW DO CLOUDS FORM?

WATER VAPOR IN THE

AIR BECOMES LIQUID

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE

BETWEEN SLEET AND HAIL?

THE SIZE OF THE ICE

PELLET

THE INCREASED COOLING

THAT CAN MAKE THE AIR FEEL

COOLER THAN THE

MEASUREMENT ON A

THERMOMETER IS CALLED

WHAT?

WIND CHILL FACTOR

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MOST OF THE ENERGY THAT

HEATS EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE

IS WHAT TYPE OF RADIATION?

INFRARED

HEAT FROM A CAMPFIRE

REACHES YOU BY_________.

RADIATION

HOW DO LOCAL WINDS DIFFER

FROM GLOBAL WINDS?

LW ARE CAUSE BY

UNEQUAL HEATING

WHICH TOE OF CLOUDS

PRODUCE THUNDERSTORMS?

CUMULONIMBUS

SCIENTISTS SEED CLOUDS

WITH WHAT TWO

SUBSTANCES DURING

DROUGHTS?

DRY ICE AND SILVER

IODIDE

WHAT INSTRUMENT IS USED

TO MEASURE HOW HOT OR

COLD THE AIR IS?

THERMOMETER

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ENERGY TRAVELS THROUGH

SPACE TO EARTH IN THE FORM

OF ___________WAVES

ELECTROMAGNETIC

WAVES

WHAT IS THE FREEZING POINT

OF PURE WATER ON THE

CELSIUS SCALE?

ZERO DEGREES

WHY DO LAND BREEZES

OCCUR?

LAND COOLS OFF

FASTER THAN WATER

WHICH TYPE OF CLOUDS ARE

VERY HIGH IN THE

ATMOSPHERE AND APPEAR

FEATHERY AND WISPY?

CIRRUS

WHAT DO YOU CALL A LONG

PERIOD OF UNUSUALLY LOW

PRECIPITATION?

DROUGHT

THE PROCESS BY WHICH

GASSES HOLD HEAT IN THE

ATMOSPHERE IS

CALLED_________________.

THE GREENHOUSE

EFFECT

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Response 5

THE REFLECTION OF LIGHT IN

ALL DIRECTIONS IS CALLED

WHAT?

SCATTERING

MOST OF THE HEATING OF THE

TROPOSPHERE COMES FROM

WHICH TYPE OF HEAT

TRANSFER

CONVECTION

GLOBAL WINDS BLOW

FROM___________.

FROM SPECIFIC

DIRECTIONS OVER LONG

WHICH TYPE OF CLOUD IS

LAYERED AND OFTEN COVERS

MUCH OF THE SKY?

STRATUS

WHAT IS USED TO MEASURE

PRECIPITATION?

RAIN GAUGE

NAME THE THREE MAJOR WIND

BELTS.

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