Ppt on effect of global warming on weather radio

VCE Environmental Science

. This layer provides a global blanket, keeping the temperature stable and warm. All weather occurs in this layer. 10km Troposphere Natural Greenhouse Gases Enhanced Greenhouse Gases The (Natural) Greenhouse Effect Is a natural process Caused by the ‘blanket’ of greenhouse gases that absorb and/ is black, as it absorbs all of the wavelengths of visible light. The black car gets so hot on a summer’s day. You can feel the heat radiate off objects Radiation In The Atmosphere Radio Micro IR Visible UV X-Rays &/


Weather and Climate.

on the density of the air - the denser the air, the higher the pressure Differences in air pressure cause winds and changes in the weather Factors Affecting Air Pressure Air pressure is affected by three factors Temperature Since the gas molecules in warm air are farther apart than in cold air, warm/they come A northerly wind would blow from the north to the south Coriolis Force Coriolis Force- an effect produced by Earth’s rotation which causes objects in motion to be deflected Deflection is to the right in/


The Atmosphere. What is weather? state of the atmosphere at a given time and place.

cover and elevation Human Impacts on the Atmosphere ParticulatesParticulates –smoke, dust, and ash Acid rainAcid rain –sulfur and nitrogen emissions SmogSmog –automobile exhaust Ozone depletionOzone depletion –CFC emissions Global warmingGlobal warming –greenhouse gases like CO 2 and CH 4 Temperature Inversions The troposphere usually cools with increasing altitudeThe troposphere usually cools with increasing altitude Inversion = layer of air near the ground where temperature increases/


Chapter 3 Solar and Terrestrial Radiation Weather Studies Introduction to Atmospheric Science American Meteorological Society Credit: This presentation.

micrometer = one millionth of a meter –Microwave radiation – wavelength = 0.1 to 1000 mm  Microwave ovens  Some used for radio communication (weather radio) –Radio waves  Wavelengths range from a fraction of a centimeter to hundreds of kilometers –Frequency up to/ which raise global temperatures through an enhanced greenhouse effect  This may have severe and detrimental effects on the Earth and humankind 37 Greenhouse Gases and Global Climate Change 38 Possible Impacts of Global Warming  Climate /


Final Exam Review The area of Earth science that examines the physical and biological changes that have occurred in Earth’s past is called ____. A. meteorology.

on a marble gravestone to become harder and harder to read over time? A. frost wedging C. exfoliation B. mechanical weathering D. chemical weathering Chemical weathering would be ____. A. most effective in a warm, dry climate B. most effective in a cold, dry climate C. most effective in a warm, humid climate D. equally effective in any climate C. most effective in a warm, humid climate Which of/La Niña C. global warming B. El Niño D. local winds A. La Niña An immense body of air characterized by similar /


Meteorology meteorology = study of atmosphere 1. weather = present state of atmosphere and describes current conditions a. caused by interaction of air,

along the surface 2. Coriolis effect = apparent deflection of objects (air) moving across /d. combines with global wind systems d. combines with global wind systems that transport/on both sides of frontal d. widespread clouds can form on both sides of frontal boundary boundary e. light winds and precipitation may occur across entire e. light winds and precipitation may occur across entire frontal region frontal region f. weather map symbol = f. weather map symbol = 4. occluded fronts = created when cold, warm/


© 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. CHAPTER 18 Global Climate Change.

of global climate change In 2007, scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sifted through thousands of studies and published the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) The report concluded that warming of the climate is unequivocal The atmosphere and oceans are warmer Sea levels are rising and glaciers are melting There are more extreme weather/ pattern: the effects of temperature and salinity on the density of seawater This giant/on talk radio, on the Internet, in Congress, in /


Chapter 22 The Atmosphere of the Earth. The Atmosphere The atmosphere is a relatively thin shell of gases that surrounds the solid Earth. There are rapidly.

equator, known as the intertropical convergence zone. On a global, yearly basis, the equatorial region of the earth receives more direct incoming solar radiation /on earth. The small amount of water vapor present in the atmosphere is responsible for contributing to the greenhouse effect, which helps make the earth a warmer planet, weathers and erodes the land, which creates soils and sculptures the landscape, and maintains life, since almost all plants and animals cannot survive without water. Warm air on/


Intro to WeatherIntro to Weather Clip Weather by Brainpop 1) What cycle is the basis of our weather? 2) What causes precipitation to occur? 3) Where.

3. Prepare for thunderstorms 4. Have on hand stored food, water, blankets, candles, matches, radio, etc. shelter 5. Seek shelter HurricanesHurricanes Clip WHAT IS CLIMATE? The behavior of the atmosphere over a long period of time. Large geographical area. Slow to change. Climatic Change Seasons El Nino and La Nina Climatic Change What Causes Climate Change Climatic Change Global Warming Climatic Change Carbon Cycle Land Biomes/


© AMS 1 Chapter 3 Solar and Terrestrial Radiation AMS Weather Studies Introduction to Atmospheric Science, 4 th Edition.

’s natural greenhouse effect by increased levels of atmospheric CO 2 from anthropogenic sources  Systematic monitoring of carbon dioxide began in 1957 –Keeling curve (Mauna Loa record) © AMS38 Greenhouse Gases and Global Climate Change A.Mauna Loa record to date B.Monthly mean values © AMS39 Average concentration of methane, nitrous oxide, and CFC-11 and CFC-12 beginning in 1978 © AMS40 Possible Impacts of Global Warming  Climate zones/


Atmosphere Solar Energy as Radiation Figure 1.1 Nearly 150 million kilometers separate the sun and earth, yet solar radiation drives earths weather.

radio waves. Upper Layers of Atmosphere Exosphere - The atmosphere merges into space in the extremely thin exosphere. This is the upper limit of our atmosphere.exosphere Outer layer where space shuttle orbits. Layers of/known as the greenhouse effect. Greenhouse Animation Global Warming Effects of Global Warming on Wildlife Global Warming VIDEO Global Warming VIDEO #2 Heat /Global Winds Wind patterns, caused by convection currents combined with the Coriolis effect, of Earth that affect the world’s weather/


Intro to WeatherIntro to Weather Clip Weather by Brainpop 1) What cycle is the basis of our weather? 2) What causes precipitation to occur? 3) Where.

3. Prepare for thunderstorms 4. Have on hand stored food, water, blankets, candles, matches, radio, etc. shelter 5. Seek shelter HurricanesHurricanes Clip WHAT IS CLIMATE? The behavior of the atmosphere over a long period of time. Large geographical area. Slow to change. Climatic Change Seasons El Nino and La Nina Climatic Change What Causes Climate Change Climatic Change Global Warming Climatic Change Carbon Cycle Land Biomes/


Atmosphere Solar Energy as Radiation Figure 1.1 Nearly 150 million kilometers separate the sun and earth, yet solar radiation drives earths weather.

radio waves. Upper Layers of Atmosphere Exosphere - The atmosphere merges into space in the extremely thin exosphere. This is the upper limit of our atmosphere.exosphere Outer layer where space shuttle orbits. Layers of/known as the greenhouse effect. Greenhouse Animation Global Warming Effects of Global Warming on Wildlife Global Warming VIDEO Global Warming VIDEO #2 Heat /Global Winds Wind patterns, caused by convection currents combined with the Coriolis effect, of Earth that affect the world’s weather/


© 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. CHAPTER 18 Global Climate Change.

of global climate change In 2007, scientists from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sifted through thousands of studies and published the Fourth Assessment Report (AR4) The report concluded that warming of the climate is unequivocal The atmosphere and oceans are warmer Sea levels are rising and glaciers are melting There are more extreme weather/ pattern: the effects of temperature and salinity on the density of seawater This giant/on talk radio, on the Internet, in Congress, in /


Intro to WeatherIntro to Weather Clip Weather by Brainpop 1) What cycle is the basis of our weather? 2) What causes precipitation to occur? 3) Where.

224/225 Beaufort Wind Scale Global Winds Thousands of kilometers long; can cause weather to move in different directions Jet /on raindrops White light (all colors) is refracted (bent) into colors as it enters and exits the drop behind To see a rainbow you must have the sun behind you and raindrops in the air Diagram: Rainbow by Brainpop How does the Ocean affect weather? Ocean currents affect the temperature of the land they pass by Cold ocean currents = cooling effect Warm ocean currents = warming effect/


© Sierra College Astronomy Department Atmospheres of the Terrestrial Planets.

of the Terrestrial Planets Weather and Climate Coriolis Effect This is the apparent deflection of objects from a straight line on a rotating surface Its main effect on Earth is to cause circulation patterns of currents of air or water It also splits the 2 zones of/: Global WarmingGlobal Warming seems to be a reality because of three facts: By burning fossil fuels we are increasing the amount of greenhouse gases We understand the greenhouse effect enough to know that this increase make our planet warm up/


2. Warm-up Exercises 5. Background Information Deer BR_MAIN Before ReadingGlobal ReadingDetailed ReadingAfter Reading 3. A Quiz 1. Word Web 4. An English.

of hair, and lower their metabolism; use the reserves of fat to survive the cold winter 3. Winter: become active again4. Spring: Global Reading_2 Before ReadingGlobal ReadingDetailed ReadingAfter Reading Part Division of/on the radio: “Drive only when necessary,” we were told. “Put on more clothes to stay warm, and turn the thermostat on your furnace down.” Meanwhile we watched the deer reduce their activity, grow a winter coat of hair, and reduce their metabolism as they have for thousands of/ effect /weather/


Welcome to ATMO 1300 Summer II 2016. Chapter 1 Introduction to the Atmosphere TOPICS Weather and Climate Atmospheric Composition Atmosphere Properties.

– NWS Fort Worth “Weather” vs. “Climate” Climate – Long-term state of the atmosphere (e.g., global warming) Or, the condition of the atmosphere at a particular location over many years. CLIMATOLOGY – The study of climate Climate has variability / Occurs on both poles, but stronger in southern hemisphere Related to the actual polar vortex (Stratosphere) Image: http://www.intechopen.com/books/climate-change- geophysical-foundations-and-ecological-effects/chemistry-climate- connections-interaction-of-physical-/


Weather, Climate and Meteorology

6.3 – In general, what kinds of weather are typically associated with the following types of weather fronts? Your answer will be worded simply. Check online forecasts for examples. (3) Cold Front: Warm Front: Stationary Front: Part 6.4 – Based on the weather map you inserted in Activity 6.1, what effect do you think the Jet Stream is having on our weather right now? Answer: Look Into It! Wikipedia/


… The Great Debate!. There are many Sceptics, and there are certainly many things to be sceptical of… Climate Change Scepticism …but is climate change.

. 3. What is the difference between climate change and global warming? Answer: Global warming refers to global temperature only. Climate change includes all aspects of the climate such as precipitation, humidity and atmospheric pressure, and may lead to increasing extreme events. We must ALWAYS challenge what we see on TV, hear on the radio, read in newspapers or even hear on the streets, whether it is a celebrity, a politician/


Weather Instruments P 611-614.

that is carried by a helium-filled balloon Radio sends info to ground Determines direction and speed of high altitude winds Skew-T Shows a vertical slice of the atmosphere Temperature on right Dew point on left Air pressure Wind speed and direction Weather Satellites Can measure visible Infrared Ocean conditions temperature and flow of ocean currents and height of ocean waves Computers Solve mathematical equations that describe/


Weather Compiled by Rocio Munoz

the cycle continues Sea Breeze Occur at night and on cool days Air over water maintains an even temperature Air over land cools faster Cooler air flows from the land out under the warmer ocean air This air warms and the cycle continues Global Winds Coriolis Force (effect) The original circulation of air caused by convection is in a north –south direction. But because the/


Weather & Climate.

System of gases and particles of matter The atmosphere is essential to life on Earth: contains oxygen and carbon dioxide, and water necessary for life acts like insulation on a house to keep the Earth warm protects living organisms from some of the / latitudes; blow east to west; major effect on the weather in the U.S. Jet Streams: bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earths surface. Global Wind Belts Air Masses Types of Air Masses Weather Patterns Air Masses Scientists classify air masses /


Military of the United Kingdom

of the Empire and Cold War (1945-1990) The Government realized that Britain was no longer a global superpower and decided to withdraw from most of its commitments in the world, limiting the armed forces to concentrating on/x Personal Role Radio 1 x Bowman secure VHF Radio 5. Uniforms/Warm Weather Ceremonial Uniform No.3 dress is the warm weather equivalent of No. 1 dress worn in specified overseas stations. No.4: Warm Weather Service Dress (officers only) No.4 dress may be worn on formal occasions when not on/


Our Fragile Earth Jenny Riesz University of Queensland.

, complex organism Everything on earth is interconnected and intertwined –It sits in a delicate balance… Climate is the average of weather over a long time ‘Climate change’ therefore is a change in the average weather You’ve probably heard of global warming –The idea that our planet is getting a little warmer –This doesn’t sound too bad, right? –Global warming is just one aspect of climate change I want/


What is Weather? Weather = the state of the atmosphere at some specific time and place. What is the difference between weather and climate? Climate is.

= Automated Surface Observing System, a network of stations that operate automatically to gather weather data on a continuous basis. Sources of Weather Information From experiences of everyday life, we all have a basic understanding of weather and the atmosphere. Sources of weather information and forecasts include television, The Weather Channel, newspaper, the Internet, standard AM/FM radio, and the NOAA weather radio Weather Systems and Weather Maps Weather maps are constructed from observations gathered/


Global Warming What are the major effects/problems of global warming and how can they be solved? By Senthuran Sivasambo, Rohit Jogendran, Walid Masud,

helped raise the awareness of Global Warming. Campaigned for the president of the US in 1999 with the intention of reducing global warming. Lost campaign. Influential Figures: David Suzuki Japanese Canadian, born March 24, 1936 Award winning scientist, environmentalist, broadcaster. Produced much influential work focusing on sustainability of the earth. Some works include Its a Matter of Survival (1991), and David Suzukis Green Guide (2008). Hosted many radio/TV shows, such/


Air?. Air 78% Nitrogen 21% Oxygen 0.93% Argon and other noble gases 0.04% carbon dioxide Variable amounts of water vapour Variable amounts of pollutant.

weather recorded YouTube - The Myth about Global Warming Cool it – is global warming a myth? Guardian Newspaper - October 17, 2007 9:17 AM Cool ItCool It, the latest book from global warming sceptic Bjorn Lomborg, is out this month. And already his arguments - that many of the predicted effects of/ errors - judge The GuardianThe Guardian Thursday October 11 2007 Al Gores Oscar-winning documentary on global warming, An Inconvenient Truth, was yesterday criticised by a high court judge who highlighted what /


Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) NCEP PSR 2014 George Millward 1.

2)If so, when? 3)How strong will the effects be? WSA-Enlil model: in operations at NWS since /radio navigation – Ionospheric irregularities impact satellite communication. Neutral density changes affect satellite orbits (drag) – The lower atmosphere imposes a lot of day-to-day variability on the Ionosphere/Thermosphere system Planetary waves, gravity waves, tides, etc… propagate upward to the thermosphere. Sudden Stratospheric Warmings change the global structure The lower atmosphere modulates the density of/


1 Amateur Radio FCC License Class A One-Day Technician-Class License Course Based on the 2014 - 2018 Question Pool Course Development - Saratoga Amateur.

connectors exposed to the weather be sealed against water /effect on voices C. Signals have an echo effect on voices D. Nothing significant will happen D. Nothing significant will happen T3A04 (B) 155 What is a disadvantage of the "rubber duck" antenna supplied with most handheld radio transceivers? A. It does not transmit or receive as effectively/warm up properly D. Not allowing it to warm up properly T7D06 (C) 307 Which of/ Global Positioning System (GPS) position reporting. Packet based Global Positioning/


Chapter: Atmosphere Table of Contents Section 3: Air MovementAir Movement Section 1: Earths Atmosphere Section 2: Energy Transfer in the AtmosphereEnergy.

is called the Coriolis (kohr ee OH lus) effect. 3 3 Air Movement The Coriolis Effect The flow of air caused by differences in the amount of solar radiation received on Earth’s surface and by the Coriolis effect creates distinct wind patterns on Earth’s surface. 3 3 Air Movement Global Winds Early sailors discovered that the wind patterns on Earth helped them navigate the oceans. 3 3/


Historical dimensions of climate and climate change Hans von Storch Institute for Coastal Research GKSS Research Center Geesthacht, Germany and CliSAP.

focus of concern is the effect of contrails and exhaust gases on the radiative balance of Earth. Scientists regard present effects from these sources as minor compared to other effects. However, some argue that with present projections of future passenger numbers and technology the effect may or will be significant. 14 Space traffic A popular, but for natural scientists somewhat surprising mechanism links space traffic to a deteriorating global climate/


A history of human perceptions of anthropogenic climate change in the past 1000 years Hans von Storch and Nico Stehr.

on time scales of decades of years. It seems that the majority adopted the concept of man-made causes over the natural variability hypothesis. Influence of battles, radio/ of the Earth, including its biota, lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere... so as to cause such effects as... changes in weather /of evidence suggests that there is a discernible human influence on global climate.“, which was strengthened in recent reports. The present claim of anthropogenic climate change The concept of global warming/


Unit | Five Our Weather and Climate. Unit | Five Unit Goals: What You Should Learn to Do 1. Understand weather forecast of: global weather conditions.

weather forecast of: global weather conditions local weather reports 2. Talk about weather changes: temperature, wind, rain, shower, snow, etc. 3. Talk about the weather to start a conversation 4. Make comments on weather conditions and show likes or dislikes 5. Write a weather report What You Should Know About 1. The way weather/ and Global Warning: The term climate change is often used interchangeably with the term global warming, but “climate change” is growing in preferred use to “global warming” because/


Physical Science 22 Characteristics of the Atmosphere.

effect, Earth would have a colder average temperature If too much heat is trapped, the global temperature will rise Global warming could cause the icecaps to melt, ocean levels to rise, and droughts to occur in some areas! Sources of carbon dioxide Burning of coal, oil, and gas for power plants, machinery, and cars Cause of global warming and what to do about it is highly debatable Assignment Work on/


Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) NCEP PSR 2013 George Millward 1.

the effects /radio navigation – Ionospheric irregularities impact satellite communication. Neutral density changes affect satellite orbits (drag) – The lower atmosphere imposes a lot of day-to-day variability on the Ionosphere/Thermosphere system Planetary waves, gravity waves, tides, etc… propagate upward to the thermosphere. Sudden Stratospheric Warmings change the global structure The lower atmosphere modulates the density of/of Geospace models complete. SWPC recommends University of Michigan Space Weather/


The Atmosphere and Weather. The Air Around You What is weather? The condition of Earth’s atmosphere at a particular time and place. What is the atmosphere?

move areas of warm air to cool air. Global winds: blow steadily from specific directions over long distances. The Coriolis Effect: Earth’s rotation causes winds to curve. Ex: Global winds in the N. Hemisphere turn to the right. Global Wind Belts Major global wind / the lower latitudes. Coriolis effect sends winds west and meets the Prevailing Westerlies at 60 ° N and S latitudes. This mixes warm and cold air and creates a major effect on weather in the US. Jet stream- bands of high speed winds. Blow from/


A historical dimension of climate and climate change Hans von Storch Institute for Coastal Research GKSS Research Center Germany Stockholm, 16 October.

focus of concern is the effect of contrails and exhaust gases on the radiative balance of Earth. Scientists regard present effects from these sources as minor compared to other effects. However, some argue that with present projections of future passenger numbers and technology the effect maybe or will be significant. 14 Space traffic A popular, but for natural scientists somewhat surprising mechanism links space traffic to a deteriorating global climate/


Meteorology: every day weather Dr. Anne Clouser National Earth Sciences Committee.

the front pointing towards the warmer air and in the direction of movement. On colored weather maps, a cold front is drawn with a solid blue line. Stationary fronts When a warm or cold front stops moving, it becomes a stationary front. Once/.Psychrometer wet-bulb thermometer Wet-Bulb Thermometer has a moisten wick on its reservoir bulb. When ventilated this thermometer records a temperature that is modified by the cooling effects of evaporation. This measurement and the temperature reading from a dry-bulb/


Unit 7 Weather. We will know that temperature variations in the atmosphere, and hydrosphere result in weather fluctuations such as storms.

face today is global warming. Global warming is the rise of the average temperature of Earth’s atmosphere and oceans. This warming is primarily caused by an increasing concentration of greenhouse gases. These gases are really effective at trapping radiation. Human activities such as the burning fossil fuels, deforestation and pollution have contributed to the increase of greenhouse gases and a rapid continuation of global warming One of the leading causes of climate change is/


Chapter: Atmosphere Table of Contents Section 3: Air MovementAir Movement Section 1: Earths Atmosphere Section 2: Energy Transfer in the AtmosphereEnergy.

is called the Coriolis (kohr ee OH lus) effect. 3 3 Air Movement The Coriolis Effect The flow of air caused by differences in the amount of solar radiation received on Earth’s surface and by the Coriolis effect creates distinct wind patterns on Earth’s surface. 3 3 Air Movement Global Winds Early sailors discovered that the wind patterns on Earth helped them navigate the oceans. 3 3/


Chapter: Atmosphere Table of Contents Section 3: Air MovementAir Movement Section 1: Earths Atmosphere Section 2: Energy Transfer in the AtmosphereEnergy.

is called the Coriolis (kohr ee OH lus) effect. 3 3 Air Movement The Coriolis Effect The flow of air caused by differences in the amount of solar radiation received on Earth’s surface and by the Coriolis effect creates distinct wind patterns on Earth’s surface. 3 3 Air Movement Global Winds Early sailors discovered that the wind patterns on Earth helped them navigate the oceans. 3 3/


Chapter: Atmosphere Table of Contents Section 3: Air MovementAir Movement Section 1: Earths Atmosphere Section 2: Energy Transfer in the AtmosphereEnergy.

is called the Coriolis (kohr ee OH lus) effect. 3 3 Air Movement The Coriolis Effect The flow of air caused by differences in the amount of solar radiation received on Earth’s surface and by the Coriolis effect creates distinct wind patterns on Earth’s surface. 3 3 Air Movement Global Winds Early sailors discovered that the wind patterns on Earth helped them navigate the oceans. 3 3/


Chapter: Atmosphere Table of Contents Section 3: Air MovementAir Movement Section 1: Earths Atmosphere Section 2: Energy Transfer in the AtmosphereEnergy.

is called the Coriolis (kohr ee OH lus) effect. 3 3 Air Movement The Coriolis Effect The flow of air caused by differences in the amount of solar radiation received on Earth ’ s surface and by the Coriolis effect creates distinct wind patterns on Earth ’ s surface. 3 3 Air Movement Global Winds Early sailors discovered that the wind patterns on Earth helped them navigate the oceans. 3 3/


Meteorology Chapter 12 Earth Science 2013-2014. The Causes of Weather Meteorology – the study of atmospheric phenomena. – Meteor – ancient Greek meaning.

. Weather Radar Radar – radio detection and ranging. Made of several parts: – Transmitter Generates electromagnetic waves that leave the transmitter through antennae. Programmed to ignore small cloud droplets and bounce off of rain droplets. – Amplifier Increases the wave signals of the scattered waves. – Computer Analyzes signal and displays on a screen to show where rain is falling. Weather Radar Doppler Radar – Many advanced systems take advantage of the Doppler effect/


Ch. 9: Circulation of the Ocean. “Currents are the very heart of physical oceanography. Their global effects, great masses of water, complex flow, and.

salty. 9. Because they transfer huge quantities of heat, ocean currents greatly affect world weather and climate. 10. Currents are the very heart of physical oceanography. Their global effects, vast masses of water, complex flow, and possible influence on human migrations make their study of particular importance. Palm Trees in Britain? How can this be? Cities of western Europe and Scandinavia are warmed by winds and ocean currents that carry/


Earth’s atmosphere is the layer of gases that surrounds the planet and makes conditions on Earth suitable for living things. Earth’s atmosphere is divided.

convection patterns also influence the weather and climates of the landmasses nearby. The warm Gulf Stream current water influences the eastern Atlantic shoreline of the United States, while the cold California current influences its western Pacific shoreline. Because of the unequal heating of Earth, climate zones (tropical, temperate, and polar) occur. Global winds and the jet stream have an effect on weather and climatic conditions on Earth. Global winds are found in/


Chapter 22 The Atmosphere. Characteristics of the Atmosphere Layers of the Atmosphere –Several layers: differ in temperature, in density, and in the relative.

gases are recycled Characteristics of the Atmosphere Greenhouse Effect: –Energy released by the Sun as radiation is absorbed by Earth’s surface –Some of this energy is released back toward space as radiation –Carbon dioxide, water vapor, nitrous oxide, and methane gases absorb some of this energy, so the atmosphere become warmer Characteristics of the Atmosphere Too much carbon dioxide may cause global warming –Higher temperatures –Greater/


Meteorology: every day weather Dr. Anne Clouser National Earth Sciences Committee.

the front pointing towards the warmer air and in the direction of movement. On colored weather maps, a cold front is drawn with a solid blue line. Stationary fronts When a warm or cold front stops moving, it becomes a stationary front. Once/.Psychrometer wet-bulb thermometer Wet-Bulb Thermometer has a moisten wick on its reservoir bulb. When ventilated this thermometer records a temperature that is modified by the cooling effects of evaporation. This measurement and the temperature reading from a dry-bulb/


Topics for the current event on Atmosphere/Hydrosphere include: Weather Storms Global warming Greenhouse gases Climate change Clouds Air quality Air masses.

over the earth’s surface Global warming  Increased average temperature of atmosphere caused by the increased amount of CO 2 in atmosphere Variation in temperature is due to:  Latitude  Elevation  Water  Wind  Seasons Meteorology Study of atmospheric phenomena Atmospheric properties that describe weather conditions: Temperature Air pressure Wind speed Amount of moisture in air Coriolis effect—Earth rotation causes deflection of air in the atmosphere Global wind patterns are caused/


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