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atmosphere and wind

atmosphere and different wind

A thin layer of air that protects the Earth's surface from extreme tempertures and rays Atmosphere
The atmosphere is made up of? gases, solids, and liquids
Vocanoes produce what? Nirogen, carbon dioxide, and a little oxygen
what does oxygen make up? the ozone layer
Atmosphereic gases nitrogen (78) Oxygen (21) carbon dioxide, water vapor, and argon.
oxygen mixed with pollutants smog
dust, salt, and pollen solid particles
how many layers of atmosphere 5
the bottom layer troposphere
second layer stratosphere
third layer mesosphere
fourth layer tremosphere
inside of the mesosphere and thermosphere ionosphere
fifth layer exosphere
the troposhere is warmed by Earth's surface, temperature _______ as altitude increses decreases
temperatures _____ as altitude increses in th stratosphere increases
temperatures ______ with altitude in the mesosphere decrease
pollutants that destroy the ozone layer chlorofluorocarbons
Radiation waves or rays
Conduction transfer of energy when molecules hit each other
Convection tranfer of heat through materials
Condensation water vapor in the atmosphere
near the equator little wind and daily rain doldrums
between the equator and 30 latitude are steady winds trade winds
between 30 and 60 latitude (north and south) the _________ blow to the east, in the opposite direction of trade winds prevailing westerlies
________ blow from northeast to southwest near the northpole and from the southeast to northwest near the south poles polar easterlies
upper troposhere- narrow belt of strong winds jet streams
blows from land to sea at night land breeze
blows from sea to land during the day sea breeze
Created by: shayray96