- 52.1.1: Explain how the suns unequal heating of Earths surface leads to the...
- 52.1.2: What are some of the differences in microclimate between an unplant...
- 52.1.3: Changes in Earths climate at the end of the last ice age happened g...
- 52.1.4: Focusing just on the effects of temperature, would you expect the g...
Solutions for Chapter 52.1: Earths climate varies by latitude and season and is changing rapidly
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Solutions for Chapter 52.1: Earths climate varies by latitude and season and is changing rapidlyGet Full Solutions
The reflectivity of a substance, usually expressed as a percentage of the incident radiation reflected.
A final state of evolution for a star, in which all of its energy sources are exhausted and it no longer emits radiation.
Seismic waves that travel through Earth’s interior.
A rather small volcano built primarily of pyroclastics ejected from a single vent.
A description of aggregate weather conditions; the sum of all statistical weather information that helps describe a place or region.
A galaxy that is round or elliptical in outline. It contains little gas and dust, no disk or spiral arms, and few hot, bright stars.
Dark, thin streaks that appear across the bright solar disk.
Solid particles that serve as cores for the formation of ice crystals.
A mountain valley that has been widened, deepened, and straightened by a glacier.
Water in the zone of saturation.
A submerged flat-topped seamount.
Organic matter in soil produced by the decomposition of plants and animals.
Radiation with a wavelength from 0.7 to 200 micrometers.
A naturally occurring, inorganic crystalline material with a unique chemical composition.
The nightly downslope winds commonly encountered in mountain valleys.
The angle between the planes of Earth’s equator and orbit.
The redirecting (in all directions) of light by small particles and gas molecules in the atmosphere. The result is diffused light.
Rock formed from the weathered products of preexisting rocks that have been transported, deposited, and lithified.
A narrow jet of rising material in the solar chromosphere.
A warning issued for areas of about 65,000 square kilometers (25,000 square miles), indicating that conditions are such that tornadoes may develop; it is intended to alert people to the possibility of tornadoes.