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Chapter 15

Chapter 15 Vocabulary

radiation energy transferred by waves or ray
covection transfer of heat by the flow of material
conduction transferof energy that occurs when molecules bump into each other
hydrosphere all the waters of earth
condensation process in which water vapor changes into a liquid
coriolis effect causes moveing air and water to turn left in the southern hemisphere and turn right in the northern hemespheredueto earths rotation
jet stream narrow belt of strong winds that blows near the top of the troposphere
land breeze movement of air from land to sea at night created when cooler denser air over the sea
sea breeze movement of sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the water moves over the land forcing the heated less dense air above the land to rise
Created by: BradenS