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The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals 2nd Edition - Solutions by Chapter
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An instrument used to determine wind speed.
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom.
One of three basic cloud forms; also one of the three high cloud types. They are thin, delicate ice-crystal clouds often appearing as veil-like patches or thin, wispy fibers.
Because the atmosphere is a complex interactive physical system, several different possible outcomes may result when one of the system’s elements is altered. These various possibilities are called climate-feedback mechanisms.
Cone of depression
A cone-shaped depression in the water table immediately surrounding a well.
A mountain formed by the displacement of rock along a fault.
A vent in a volcanic area from which fumes or gases escape.
A layer in a soil profile.
Forming where glacial ice flows into bays, it is a large, relatively flat mass of floating ice that extends seaward from the coast but remains attached to the land along one or more sides.
Mercalli intensity scale
See Modified Mercalli intensity scale.
A fault in which the rock above the fault plane has moved down relative to the rock below.
Incandescent volcanic debris buoyed up by hot gases that moves downslope in an avalanche fashion.
A volcanic cone that forms on the flank of a larger volcano.
A structure that results from the emplacement and crystallization of magma beneath the surface of Earth.
Rocks are placed in their proper sequence or order. Only the chronological order of events is determined.
A sudden and tremendous eruption in the solar chromosphere.
An elongated depression in the seafloor produced by bending of oceanic crust during subduction.
The movement of water in an erratic fashion, often characterized by swirling, whirlpool-like eddies. Most streamflow is of this type.
Volcanic island arc
A chain of volcanic islands generally located a few hundred kilometers from a trench where active subduction of one oceanic slab beneath another is occurring.
The vertical distance between the trough and crest of a wave.
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