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STUDY GUIDE GEOGRAPHY 7 Geography 101 7fall 2011 1 2 3 4 9 5quot 0 13 14 15 17 18 20 21 22 23 Describe the earth shape size the geographic grid named lines geographic notation How does the earth move in space 3 motions identify aphelion perihelion 7 when How does rotation in uence the earth Revolution what is the axial tilt plane of the ecliptic angle of inclination What is parallelism and how does it in uence the earth s energy pattems What conditions exist earthsolar relations at the equinox At the solstices How much energy does earth get from the sun What is the solar constant What is the equation for the earth s energy budget What are the 4 main questions of geography Lecture What are the spheres of physical geography What is GMT UTC Local and standard times What is daylight savings time Zulu time Calculate correct time given longitude also calculate DST sunsetsunrise Identify the forms of energy in the atmosphere and the nature of the electromagnetic spectrum Are long or short waves dominant in solar production In earth production Which wave type is most common in the troposphere Which type is transparent to most of the troposphere What happens to these solar waves after they pass through the top of the atmosphere Why is the sky blue What are counterradiation the greenhouse effect What proportion of solar energy is de ected by the albedo What is the albedo of snow of blacktop pavement What characteristics in uence the amount of solar energy received at any particular spot on earth What characteristics in uence the amount of heating temperature at any given location on earth How are these two things related Identify by latitude the zones of temperature How are they related to the axial tilt What are latent sensible and ground heat What are the differences between heating land and water How does this in uence air movement at shorelines What are the layers of the atmosphere troposphere thru space how do they function as lters for earth What temperature differences occur in the layers as the altitude increases above earth Where is the ozone layer How do the isotherm patterns change seasonally What is atmospheric pollution How do scientists relate this to global warming How much has the earth s temperature changed in the last century What are the greenhouse gasses How do they impact global temperatures Be able to identify the major points and evidence supporting these points in the video An Inconvenient Truth What are evaporation condensation freezing melting sublimation deposition How does the latent heat cycle in uence air temperature Know how to calculate the energy exchanges when water changes from one form to another What is an urban heat island What causes the differences between urban and rural heating patterns What are the ELR DAR amp SAR how are they calculated Be able to calculate the answer to a problem of adiabatic temperature change Understand the role of the LCL What are the main causes of uplift in the atmosphere How does this relate to Dew Point temperature What is the source amp distribution pattern of Earth s water supply Be able to explain the hydrologic cycle How much water is engaged in the dynamic transformation of condensation 7 evaporation at any time lecture What is a temperature inversion Where is it likely to occur Why What are the main types of precipitation amp how are they formed What is a nucleus of condensation aerosol amp why is it important What 3 forces are responsible for surface wind direction and be able to define them What is an isobar What is coreolis and how does it in uence uid air and water ow patterns Name amp describe the 4 cloud categories What is an ocean current What function does it serve in Earth s climate system How do currents differ between N amp S hemispheres Describe the surface ocean currents mentioned in class deep ocean circulation and thermocline What is the difference between absolute humidity speci c humidity and relative humidity
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