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Atmosphere Climate

The Atmosphere Layer of gases that surrounds the Earth. Thanks to it, life on the planet is possible.
The Weather The state of the atmosphere in one place at one time.
The Climate The normal state of the atmosphere in one place (takes 30 years to observe it)
Elements of the Climate Precipitation, Temperature, Atmospheric pressure, Wind
Temperature The amount of heat in the air. It is measured with a thermometer and is expressed in celsius degrees (ºC) In USA, they measure it in Fahrenheit degrees (ºF)
fPrecipitation The water that falls to Earth from the clouds. It is measured with a pluviometer and expressed in milimetres (mm) or in litres per square metre (l/m2)
Atmospheric pressure The weight of the air on a place. It is measured with with a barometer and is expressed in milibars (mb)
Wind The horizontal movement of air. Its speed is measured with an anemometer, in kms per hour (km/h.
Climatology Science that studies the climate
Layers of the Atmosphere Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Ionosphere, and Exospehre
Earth Climates Warm, temperate and cold zones
Warm zones Equatorial, tropical and hot desert
Temperate zones Oceanic, Mediterranean, Continental and warm desert
Cold zones Polar and high mountains
Created by: bush2710