Ppt on effect of global warming on weather today

Warm up Kahoot Quizlet live. AGENDA Warm up Test on exit ticket Begin last unit: climate change and sustainability Closure.

’s rising surface temperature includes warming and the “side effectsof warming—like melting glaciers, heavier rainstorms, or more frequent drought. closure What is a consequence that increasing human population could have on the Earth’s climate? a.Decreasing global temperatures, due to decrease use of fossil fuels b.Increasing global temperatures, due to increased use of fossil fuels c.A decreased heat island effect, due to less people living/


WINDS Weather and Climate Day 6. Warm Up 1.Name the 4 processes that lift air. 2.Air that has reached its water-vapor capacity is said to be __________.

year) Air-Pressure Demonstration Watch the demonstration of gradients creating speed. Answer the following questions on your warm up: Pre-Demo: 1.Which ramp setup/Warm up 12/7 1.What force generates winds? 2.The Coriolis Effect influences what property of winds? 3.The dominant type of global wind for the US is _________________, and these move from _______ to _______ 4.What weather conditions are associated with high pressure? Low pressure? 5.Where do sea breezes originate? Weather Fronts Objectives Today/


Global Climate Change. Introduction - Climate scale 1 day – diurnal cycle 1 day – diurnal cycle Weather occurs on an hourly or daily basis Weather occurs.

that more resembles today’s—even as other parts of the world, particularly less-developed regions, experience the unmitigated brunt of global warming. If the Conveyor subsequently turns on again, the “deferred” warming may be delivered in a decade If the Conveyor subsequently turns on again, the “deferred” warming may be delivered in a decade Source: Abrupt Climate Change: Should We Be Worried? By Robert B. Gagosian Effects of Global Cooling Temperatures/


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by global warming if extreme weather events, such as drought, became more frequent. Higher temperatures could result in decreased crop yields. As a result, the demand for irrigation could increase, which would further deplete aquifers that have already been overused. Chapter 13 Section 3 Global Warming Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Effects on Plants Climate change could alter the range of plant/


Topic 3: Introduction to Earth’s Atmosphere

Kalahari desert Warm currents are common along the east coast of continents and they are often associated with moister conditions Weather & Climate Control: Altitude Temperature, Pressure and moisture conditions are partially controlled by elevation In general, temperature, pressure and moisture tend to decrease with altitude Weather & Climate Control: Topographic Barrier Topographic barriers like mountains have blocking and diverting effects on weather and climate Windward sides of mountains tend/


2013 – 2014 School Year. Target: To be able to collect class data To be able to make a bar/line graph Warm-Up: Pick up a packet from the front of the.

at your table. What is going to be the most challenging part of the global warming action you selected? Agenda: Science Survey Global Warming Reflection – Edmodo Weather Graffiti – Pages 5 & 6 Homework: Finish Global Warming Reflection Weather Graffiti – Pages 5 & 6 10/1/13 Target: To be able to describe how winds are formed Warm-Up: Complete the targets on page 2 Write down 3 things you know about winds. Agenda/


Future Climate: 21st Century and Beyond

warming is only 0.22 C 0.22C drop, however, is only a tiny dent in the net ~6 C rise in global temperatures they consider And studies in 2013 say this is probably too optimistic, since it fails to include the effect of heating and drying on the/in the wave speed of those meanders. The Polar Jet Stream and Weather Dr. Jennifer Francis: A 2 hr lecture on weather and its connection to disappearing polar ice A 5:31 minute section of this larger 2 hr lecture, which covers the why/how of the polar jet stream/


Cities and Special Places Threatened by Sea Level Rising Victims of Global Warming – Climate Change.

weather phenomena. India: Losing a massive city like London or New York to global warming would be devastating but think of the impact of losing an entire country, especially one as highly populated as India. This part of the world is seeing some of the worst impact of global warming/to have a continued effect on the area and potentially the rest of the world – over time. Columbia Glacier: Speaking of glaciers, the largest one in Alaska is rapidly disappearing as the result of global warming. It is currently/


Global Warming and Carbon Constraints: Conventional Wisdom versus Reality Myron Ebell Director, Energy & Global Warming Policy Competitive Enterprise Institute.

highly unrealistic assumptions. Some potential impacts of global warming The one certain effect of increasing atmospheric CO2 levels: Increased plant growth and hardiness— confirmed in hundreds of USDA-funded studies Increased plant growth and hardiness— confirmed in hundreds of USDA-funded studies Possible effects of global warming: 1. Rising sea levels 2. Greenland and Antarctica melting 3. More intense and frequent severe weather events 4. Spread of “tropical” diseases 5. Gulf Stream shutdown/


The Greenhouse Effect Global Warming 101.

largest supercomputers in the world Details on Current Study: GCM IPCC Report, 2001 Which Scenario Will Mankind Follow? How good are are climate models? The technology is constantly being tested and improved in our weather prediction models. But even more important, how well can we duplicate the climate of the past hundred years? IPCC.AR4.2007 Range of Global Warming Sample Climate Model Output for 2100/


The Greenhouse Effect & Global Warming Earth and the Other Terrestrial Worlds.

vs Time Three Perspectives on Global Warming  Kyoto Protocol: unfccc.int/resource/convkp.html unfccc.int/resource/convkp.html  White House Council on Environmental Quality: www.whitehouse.gov/ceq www.whitehouse.gov/ceq  Pew Center on Global Climate Change: www.pewclimate.org CO2 in atmosphere, measured in thick arctic ice. CO2 Since the Year 1000 AD Greenhouse Warming  Goldilocks and the Greenhouse Effect  Physics of Climate  Climate Forcing  Climate/


Talking Global Warming “The way in which the world is imagined determines at any particular moment what men will do.” Walter Lippmann, Public Opinion,

? Framing and Reframing Global Warming A Summary of the FrameWorks Research FrameWorks Research Completed A review of recent survey research Cognitive elicitations with the public Content analysis of TV news and print media Cognitive analysis of environmental websites, materials, op-eds and news Focus groups A new national priming survey Talkback testing of simplifying models A Post 911 survey on tone What is Global Warming About? Scary Weather Natural not man/


Center of Ocean-Land- Atmosphere Studies CLIM101: Global Warming - Weather, Climate and Global Society What is a climate model? What is a climate model?

CLIM101: Global Warming - Weather, Climate and Global Society El Nino/Southern Oscillation Center of Ocean-Land- Atmosphere Studies CLIM101: Global Warming - Weather, Climate and Global Society Rainfall Anomalies Center of Ocean-Land- Atmosphere Studies CLIM101: Global Warming - Weather, Climate and Global Society ca 2000 AGCM Model Simulation of ENSO Effects 500 hPa Height Anomalies (ACC = 0.98) Center of Ocean-Land- Atmosphere Studies CLIM101: Global Warming - Weather, Climate and Global Society Moore/


1 Is Global Climate Change Happening?. Weather vs Climate Weather: atmospheric conditions in any given place over a short term. (i.e. Today will be dry.

over a short term. (i.e. Today will be dry and 95 degrees F) Climate: average weather conditions in a region over a long period of time. (i.e. Dry season in the southwest) Global Warming or Climate Change? Global Warming – Increase in the Earth’s average temperature (i.e. an increase of 1 degree F) Global Climate Change – Change in average weather conditions in a region over a long/


April 10 Fossil Fuels April 12 Times Beach Video April 17 Video Discussion Alternative Energy April 19 Global Warming April 24 Your Oral Reports April.

’ll do my best to limit the discussion here to topics outside the global warming political debate. “Seventy-five million years ago, the Earths average temperature was about 10°F (5.6°C) higher than it is today. Almost everywhere the climate was warm and humid.” How do we know that? Fossils of warm-weather plants and animals living in places where it’s too cold for/


0 OUR OCEAN PLANET SECTION 2 – FORCES OF NATURE. 1 REVISION HISTORY DateVersionRevised ByDescription Aug 25, 20100.0VLOriginal.

evidence that atmospheric CO 2 concentrations are higher today than they have been over the last half-million years or longer. These highly increased levels have been directed attributed to human activities, 33 2.3 CARBON EFFECTS OF INCREASED CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS – “WARMING” Scientists believe the increase in CO 2 is already causing important changes in the global climate. Because CO 2 increases the atmosphere/


MRI 2313 : MARITIME GEOGRAPHY CHAPTER 1: THE CHARACTERISTICS OF CLIMATIC AND WEATHER SYSTEM.

describe the factors that influence climate and weather. To explain the changes of climate and weather and their effect to maritime transportation. To describe the effect of global warming to maritime transportation. Definition Weather : The physical state of the atmosphere at a particular place and time as regards heat, cloudiness, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. E.g: on a particular day in Trinidad, the weather is warm in the afternoon. But later in/


Health Consequences of Environmental Degradation and Social Injustice Martin Donohoe, M.D., F.A.C.P.

than anywhere else on the planet Consequences of Global Warming 150,000 deaths and 5.5 million disability- adjusted life years lost per year 150,000 deaths and 5.5 million disability- adjusted life years lost per year WHO, UN Environment Program WHO, UN Environment Program Expected to double by 2030 Expected to double by 2030 ↑ weather extremes/natural disasters/insurance claims ↑ weather extremes/natural disasters/


Atmosphere and Climate ChangeSection 1 Objectives Explain the difference between weather and climate. Identify four factors that determine climate. Explain.

would be most severely impacted by global warming if extreme weather events, such as drought, became more frequent. Higher temperatures could result in decreased crop yields. As a result, the demand for irrigation could increase, which would further deplete aquifers that have already been overused. Atmosphere and Climate ChangeSection 1 Effects on Plants Climate change could alter the range of plant species and could change the/


DO NOW V: 0 Monday Jan. 26 MONDAY 01/26 1.Describe the weather in East Texas. 2.Describe the weather in the northern part of Nevada. 3.What type of front.

: Unit Test Review UNIT TEST FRIDAY Today’s Agenda 1.Review Weather Symbols 2.Analyzing Hurricane Data 3.National Geographic Video 4.Analysis Questions TEKS 8.10 (C) Identify the role of the oceans in the formation of weather systems such as hurricanes V: 0 Vocabulary Global Winds Easterlies Westerlies Trade Winds Coriolis Effect Ocean Currents Deep Ocean Currents Jet Stream Global Pattern Atmospheric Movement High Pressure Low/


Australian Institute of Physics (Vic Branch) Education Committee Could the ‘Climate Sceptics’ be Right? Latest revision: 28 Mar 2010  This ppt is not.

by many factors including solar radiation, ENSO, local effects, Volcanic activity etc.  The annual global warming trend is only about a tenth of the yearly variation... Australian Institute of Physics (Vic Branch) Education Committee 40 years Australian Institute of Physics (Vic Branch) Education Committee Typical yearly variation compared to yearly warming trend Australian Institute of Physics (Vic Branch) Education Committee WEATHER CLIMATE CHANGE Which is why we notice the/


Global warming (an amateur investigation) What is happening to the temperature?

Truth About Global Warming. The Video and the pupils’ projects The conclusion. Our totals. The conclusion. Our totals. The Hometask The Hometask Centigrade and Fahrenheit: what’s the difference? °F = (°C x 1,8) + 32 °F = (°C x 1,8) + 32 °C = (°F - 32) / 1,8 °C = (°F - 32) / 1,8 The weather forecast What is the weather like today? What is the weather like today? The/


Climate 4 days of notes Topic: Latitude & Climate Objectives: –I will know what climate is –I will know how latitude affects climate –I will know where.

sea deforestation Humans and Climate Change Today, many newspapers and magazine headlines warn us about the greenhouse effect and global warming These two things are related but not the same thing Humans may be altering the earth’s climate by speeding up the green house effect by pumping billions of tons of greenhouse gases into our atmosphere every year Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect is natural heating caused by/


Weather & Climate PHYS503 Physics Colloquium March 24, 2008 Deepak Rajput Graduate Research Assistant Center for Laser Applications University of Tennessee.

’s original work, and are taken from various websites. Sources, wherever necessary, are shown at the bottom of the slide. 2 Outline  Definitions  Discussion on the building blocks of weather  Yahoo weather of different places  Wild weather  Factors affecting climate  Effects of global climate change  Prevention of global climate change 3 Weather Weather is a mix of events that happen each day in our atmosphere including temperature, rainfall, and humidity. Climate Climate in your place/


Chapter 7: Atmosphere and Climate “The atmosphere is the key symbol of global interdependence.” Margaret Mead, American Anthropologist.

Warmer Earth There is no evidence that global warming is the cause but the nesting of birds and flowering of plants are influenced by temperature Scientists cannot predict how quickly Earth will warm or how severe the effects will be; different computer models give different predictions However, the possible effects of global warming can create a number of potentially serious environmental problems (ex: changes in weather patterns, rising sea levels) Melting Ice/


© AMS 1 Chapter 15 Climate and Climate Change AMS Weather Studies Introduction to Atmospheric Science, 4th Edition.

of national weather services along with the founding of the International Meteorological Organization (WMO today) – –Examination of temperature trends over the past 140 years or so is instructive as to climate variability and climate change   General consensus in the scientific community holds that an overall global-scale warming trend has prevailed since the end of/ of the climate system are needed to better assess the effect of warming on hurricane activity © AMS51 Potential Impacts of Global Climate/


Climate and Climate Change Chapter 12. Learning Objectives Understand the difference between climate and weather and how their variability is related.

Forcing When volcanoes erupt they hurl vast amounts of particulate matter into the atmosphere This matter can effect the current weather and the overall climate of the earth These eruptions can add uncertainty in predicting global temperatures Global Warming Anthropogenic (human activity) Forcing Evidence of anthropogenic climate forcing, resulting in a warmer world, is based in part, based on the following Recent warming over the past few decades cannot be/


Image courtesy of NASA/GSFC. Global Environmental Change: Technology and the Future of Planet Earth Eugene S. Takle Professor Department of Agronomy Department.

today are unusual in the context of the last 2,000 years … Don Wuebbles Why does the Earth warm? 1. Natural causes THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT… …is 100% natural. – Heat is trapped in the atmosphere. …sustains life on Earth. – Keeps average temperatures at 12.8 o C (55 o F), instead of –29 o C (- 20 o F). Don Wuebbles THE ENHANCED GREENHOUSE EFFECT (or GLOBAL WARMING/ frequent and intense periods of heavy rainfall Unstippled regions indicate reduced confidence Don Wuebbles Extreme weather events become more common /


Climate Change Lecture 6 March 4, 2010. Climate Change Assignment Due next Thursday, March 11 2-3 paper on climate change and your assigned greenhouse.

patterns, etc Continents are still moving today and will continue to shift Strength of the Sun Sun goes through natural cycles of increasing and decreasing strength –These cycles are tens of thousands of years long Sunspots follow a 11/of warm water to collect in the eastern Pacific near S. America (water there is normally cool) Changes global wind patterns and temperature, altering weather on global scale Moderate to Strong El Niño occurring now Greenhouse Effect The atmosphere itself absorbs almost none of/


Chapter 7: Atmosphere and Climate “The atmosphere is the key symbol of global interdependence.” Margaret Mead, American Anthropologist.

years ago There is no evidence that global warming is the cause but the nesting of birds and flowering of plants are influenced by temperature Scientists cannot predict how quickly Earth will warm or how severe the effects will be; different computer models give different predictions However, the possible effects of global warming can create a number of potentially serious environmental problems (ex: changes in weather patterns, rising sea levels) Melting Ice/


Chapter 19: Climate and Our Changing Planet. Introduction: The Changing Atmosphere (1) The concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has increased.

.8 Climate Models (5) The rate at which the projected warming will occur depends on a number of uncertainties:  How rapidly will concentrations of the greenhouse gases increase?  How rapidly will the oceans respond to changing climate?  How will changing climate affect ice sheets and cloud cover? Figure 19.9 Environmental Effects of Global Warming (1) Global precipitation changes because of  Increased or decreased evaporation.  Changes in vegetation.  Increased storminess/


Warm Up 3/6 Explain the science behind hang gliding. Pass you article summaries to the aisle.

global winds questions on the back of your diagram worksheet Closing Explain how differences in temperature and air pressure create 1 of the 3 global wind patterns you learned about today. Warm Up3/12 How does the Coriolis effect and friction impact wind traveling over a smooth portion of Maryland’s surface? Objective: ◦ SWBAT  Explain how differences in temperature and air pressure create 1 of the global wind patterns Agenda: ◦ Weather ◦ Review: Global/


Future Climate: 21 st Century and Beyond. The Future… 1. The irreversibility of climate change on human time scales. 2. Sea Level Rise. New predictions.

greenhouse warming is only 0.22 C 0.22C drop, however, is only a tiny dent in the net ~6 C rise in global temperatures they consider And studies in 2013 say this is probably too optimistic, since it fails to include the effect of heating and drying on / wave speed of those meanders. The Polar Jet Stream and Weather Dr. Jennifer Francis: A 2 hr lecture on weather and its connection to disappearing polar ice2 hr lecture A 5:31 minute section of this larger 2 hr lecture, which covers the why/how of the polar /


Earth Climate Change in One (long) Lecture. First Basics: CO2 and Water Vapor both absorb large amounts of the infrared spectrum at which the Earth is.

today either. No trend beyond the well-understood 11yr solar cycle from solar wind It’s not the non-existent “Urban Heat Island Effect” causing rising temperatures. City weather stations add NOTHING to rising temperature records Faux Pause: When corrected for missing Arctic temps, the Pacific Decadal Oscillation between atmosphere and ocean heating, and slightly falling solar luminosity, there is no pause in global warming/ factually the “Hoax of Human- Caused Global Warming” – he’d jump on it in a New/


WEATHER AND CLIMATE Chapter 28. I.EARTH’S ATMOSPHERE – 2.8 A. Composition of Earth’s Atmosphere 1. The atmosphere today a. What are the three major gases.

Nino and La Nina 1. Please Define El Nino: Periodic warming of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of western South America that changes global weather patterns. 2.Please Define La Nina: Periodic cooling of equatorial ocean surface temperature that modify global weather patterns. La Nina: V.CHAPTER 28 REVIEW A. Check Concepts 1. Please do questions 37-44 on page 910. B. Standardized Test Practice 1. Please do/


Final Review LCHS 2013. Which type of rock listed below covers the majority of the Earth’s land surface? I. Igneous II. Metamorphic III. Sedimentary A.

weather pattern of an area of the Earth, which includes the regions general pattern of weather conditions, seasons and weather extremes (e.g., hurricanes, droughts, or rainy periods). Two of/ in this reaction is used by most nuclear power plants today to produce steam, which spins turbines connected to electrical generators/Euhrychiopsis lecontei); no correlation can be drawn as to global warming and its effect on keystone species. Which of the following treaties, Acts, or Protocols addressed international /


El Niño–Southern Oscillation La Niña is the cool phase of the El Niño– Southern oscillation. It is the periodic occurrence in the eastern Pacific Ocean.

be most severely impacted by global warming if extreme weather events, such as drought, became more frequent. Higher temperatures could result in decreased crop yields. As a result, the demand for irrigation could increase, which would further deplete aquifers that have already been overused. Effects on Plants Climate change could alter the range of plant species and could change the composition of plant communities. A warmer climate/


Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Warm Up Section 13.1 – Climate and Climate Change Think of a place.

have occurred throughout geological time. Chapter 13 Section 3 Global Warming Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu The Consequences of a Warmer Earth The impacts of global warming could include a number of potentially serious environmental problems. These problems range from the disruption of global weather patterns and a global rise in sea level to adverse impacts on human health, agriculture, and animal and plant populations. Other/


Unit 5: Chapters 22, 23, 24, 25, and 3. SES5. Students will investigate the interaction of insolation and Earth systems to produce weather and climate.

future climate change  Climatologists use a variety of techniques to reconstruct changes in climate. Chapter 25 Studying Climate Change, continued Collecting Climate Data  Today, scientists use thousands of weather stations around the world to measure recent /countries are working together to reduce the potential effects of global warming.  Treaties and laws have been passed to reduce pollution.  Even community projects to reform areas have been developed on a local level. Chapter 25 What Humans Can/


Climate Change Lecture 13 December 2, 2009. Climate Change Assignment Due next Wednesday, December 9 2-3 paper on climate change and your assigned greenhouse.

wind patterns, etc Continents are still moving today and will continue to shift Strength of the Sun Sun goes through natural cycles of increasing and decreasing strength –These cycles are tens of thousands of years long Sunspots follow a 11 year cycle/ of warm water to collect in the eastern Pacific near S. America (water there is normally cool) Changes global wind patterns and temperature, altering weather on global scale El Niño occurring now Greenhouse Effect The atmosphere itself absorbs almost none of /


Section 3: Global Warming Objectives The Greenhouse Effect Measuring Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Greenhouse Gases and.

Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Greenhouse Gases and the Earth’s Temperature How Certain is Global Warming? Modeling Global Warming Section 3: Global Warming continued The Consequences of a Warmer Earth Melting Ice and Rising Sea Levels Global Weather Patterns Human Health Problems Agriculture Effects on Plants Effects on Animals Objectives Explain why Earth’s atmosphere is like the glass in a greenhouse. Explain why carbon dioxide in the/


1 William P. Cunningham University of Minnesota Mary Ann Cunningham Vassar College Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Permission required for.

dry weather is often present. Resulting high sea surface temperatures cause hurricanes to be more violent.  Long term studies of coral reefs indicate that ENSO events are becoming stronger and more irregular due to global warming. 62 Greenhouse Effect /today there are more than 45,000. In the U.S. dams are built by Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation  Provide cheap hydroelectric power  Jobs  Reduce flooding  Allow farming on lands that would otherwise be too dry 140 Dams and Diversions On/


© 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Lecture Outlines Chapter 18 Global Climate Change Withgott/Laposata Fifth Edition.

as we are emitting  Slowing, but not preventing, global warming  Warmer oceans absorb less CO 2  Rate of CO 2 absorption is slowing down  A positive feedback effect that accelerates warming © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Ocean circulation  Ocean /about the past  Paleoclimate  climate of the geological past  Gives a baseline to compare to today’s climate  Proxy indicators  indirect evidence that serve as substitutes for direct measurements  Shed light on past climate © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc/


Climate – Average Temp and Precip climate the weather conditions in an area over a long period of time Climates are chiefly described using average temperature.

, the ocean surface temperature varies depending on the seasons. Temperature of Ocean Water, continued What Humans Can Do Efforts of nations Many countries are working together to reduce the potential effects of global warming. Treaties and laws have been passed/ topography continental glacier a massive sheet of ice that may cover millions of square kilometers, that may be thousands of meters thick, and that is not confined by surrounding topography Today, continental glaciers, also called ice sheets/


Meteorology Weather and Climate. What is Meteorology? The study of atmospheric phenomena. WTH?!?! I thought a meteor was something that came from space?!?!

redistribution is what we call weather. Air Masses What is an air mass? Air Mass: Large body of air that takes on the characteristics of the area over which it/Effect Global Wind Systems Fronts What is a front? Region separating two air masses of different densities. Differences caused by temp, pressure, and humidity Thousands of kilometers long Interactions cause changes in weather Cold Front Cold, dense air displaces warm air, forcing it up along a steep front Clouds, showers, thunderstorms Warm Front Warm/


Objectives Describe different types of climate data. Climate Recognize limits associated with the use of normals. Explain why climates vary. –climatology.

traps heat in the troposphere to warm Earth. –Global warming, a phenomenon related to the greenhouse effect, is an increase in Earth’s average surface temperature. –Human activities, especially the burning of fossil fuels, are largely responsible for increased levels of carbon dioxide, which is the main greenhouse gas that causes global warming. Global Impacts of Air Pollution Global Warming Human Impact on Air Resources The amount of atmospheric carbon dioxide has increased greatly/


Global Warming and Polar Bears

that will do little to nothing to stop global warming. “The consequences of listing the polar bear on the endangered species list will have widespread social and economic impacts without providing any more protection for the bears.” - Sarah Palin, Alaska Governor Not a week goes by without some news outlet obsessing over the devastating effects of global warming. Global Warming Scare Tactics Extreme Weather Rising Seas Biodiversity Loss Threat to human/


Atmosphere and Climate Change

. CFC released 30 years ago are still destroying ozone today 2. it will be many years before the ozone layer recovers IV. Global Warming A. Greenhouse Effect - the process of heat absorption in which sunlight streams through the atmosphere and/1. Extreme weather patterns may become more common affecting crops E. Effects on Plants and Animals 1. could alter range of plant species and change composition of plant communities 2. may cause shift in geographical range of some animals 3. warming tropical waters may/


Climate and Weather. Todays class Map projection leftovers Air pressure and winds Climate comparisons Weather: hurricanes.

Climate and Weather Todays class Map projection leftovers Air pressure and winds Climate comparisons Weather: hurricanes Map projections Project a round globe onto a flat surface Options? Stretch out some areas Cut out some areas Shrink some areas Map projections Three properties to consider –Area (equal-area or equivalent) –Shape (conformal) –Distance (equidistant) –Choose two out of three How large an area? Purpose of the map/


Weather TEKS 8.10 B Identify how global patterns of atmospheric movement influence local weather using weather maps that show high and low pressures and.

warm air mass rises, it causes low pressure in the area left behind. Air from higher pressure areas will likely rush in and often cause cloudy and stormy weather! Differences in Air Pressure Cause Wind! Because air is largely invisible to us, it is hard to picture the effects of/ the map of global wind patterns. Easterlies Westerlies Trade Winds Doldrums Easterlies Westerlies Trade Winds Doldrums Trade Winds Westerlies Easterlies Reflection… Write a paragraph about the knowledge you gained today and your /


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