Study Guide Exam 1
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Date Created: 09/20/15
STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 1 by Rachel Antal FUNDAMENTALS OF METEOROLOGY prior to nal class on 92115 before exam on 92315 Week 1 Materials Weather affects various things on our earth Atmospheric composition Agriculture tourism construction conservation wildlife etc Can you think of more What weather factors are we interested in knowing Humidity precipitation temp etc What gases is our atmosphere made of Water vapor percentages in our atmosphere What are the 3 states of water vapor Height at which half of our atmosphere exists De nition of condensation nuclei All objects emit radiation Even more when heat is applied Know sun earth and visible radiation lengths De ne conduction convection and radiation Do you know examples of each Week2 Materials Seasons due to solar radiation and sun angle Equinox dates and solstice dates Earth revolution year vs earth rotation day earth tilt angle is 235 degrees Latitudes of the tropics of Capricorn and Cancer Antarctic and Arctic circle and equator know how the days and nights change as you go up and down in latitude in summer vs winter how many time zones in the world Week 3 Materials Solar and earth radiation wwwncdcnoaaoovcao good climate information over time Radiation can be absorbed transmitted re ected Know each De ne albedo Know examples of low and high albedo De ne latent heat When is it released Why is the sky blue Know K solar up and down What causes these energy transfers When is K zero Know L earth up and down What causes these energy transfers Convection currents are caused by these ups and downs Be able to explain it Temperature factors ocean currents local effects elevation latitude landocean etc Take away So how do solar radiation amounts and temperature affect create earth39s climates
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