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4/7/16 Biology 102 Notes

by: Alyssa Shriver

4/7/16 Biology 102 Notes Bio 102

Alyssa Shriver
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Date Created: 04/19/16
4/7/16 Lecture Notes  Climate o The aggregated pattern of weather over time o Hot and cold o Cloudy and clear o Humid and dry o Drizzles and downpours o Snowfall, snowpack, snowmelt o Blizzards, tornadoes, hurricanes/typhoons  Does not necessarily mean temperature  Temperature­ changes in pattern   Climate Change o Climate change  Any substantial change in climate that lasts for an extended period  (decades or more) o Global Warming  Recent and continuing increase in the average global temperature   Modeling o Models are constantly adjusted and improved upon for predictive climate  science o Models are not simply “biased” towards “desired results”  As more data is collected models are improved upon and often are  run through past data sets to assess predictive power for current  data   You are ultimately only as good as your data and model in  predictive models. Methods improve yearly  Global Climate Change o Global climate patterns are likely changing because or rising concentration in the atmosphere of   Carbon dioxide (CO2) and   Certain other gases   The Greenhouse Effect o Trapping of hear in Earth’s atmosphere  Sunlight warms Earth’s surface  Heat radiates back to atmosphere  Absorbed by greenhouse gases  Ex. Carbon dioxide  Trapped heat raises temperature of Earth’s atmosphere and Earth’s surface  The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming o Greenhouse gases  Include CO2, water vapor, and methane  Are transparent to solar radiation,  Absorb or reflect heat, and   Contribute to increases in global temperatures in what is often  called the greenhouse effect   The Greenhouse Effect o Increase in greenhouse gases enhance the effect o Global warming  Artic Meltdown o The artic has warmed twice as much as the rest of the planet: artic  amplification  o Affects many organisms  o Canadian polar bears weigh 55 pounds less than they did 30 years ago  o Compromises their reproductive ability   Surface without snow or ice absorbs more heat  Surface with snow or ice reflects more heat   Albedo o Ice­albedo feedback­is a positive feedback climate process where a  change in the area of snow­covered land, ice caps, glaciers or sea ice  alters the albedo   Today’s Objectives  o Explain what climate is.  The aggregated pattern of weather over time o Explain why modeling is both responsible for alarmism and complacency  in climate debates. What is important to consider when looking at scientific literature about models? o Why do we focus on temperature in many cases when considering climate change? o Explain the greenhouse effect. o Why should someone in Kansas think about ocean currents?


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