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6.2 jacob garlit

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when warm air rises, energy is transferred to the atmosphere by convection
Rising air is always accompanied by ______ air. sinking
air moving over a mountain range is called a mountain wave
this type of air movement creates _______ clouds unstable
when air is ________, the vertical movements are strong unstable
when air is ______, these movements are weak. stable
a ________ occurs when air in the upper troposphere is warmer than the lower troposphere. temperature inversion
this condition can cause a buildup of _______ at lower altitudes. air pollution
the warming of the sun. radiation
the flow of ocean currents. convection
a branding iron making a mark. conduction
hot feet from hot sand. conduction
a cool breeze. convection
heat from glowing coals. radiation
high-altitude air streams. convection
the warmth of a heating pad. conduction
water freezing. release of thermal energy
ice melting. absorption of thermal energy
water evaporating. absorption of thermal energy
water vapor condensing. release of thermal energy
the second atmospheric layer ________includes a region known as the ozone layer. stratosphere
the atmospheric layer closest to earths surface. troposphere
the atmospheric layer farthest from earths surface. exosphere
about how much incoming solar energy is absorbed by the earths surface. 20%
about how much incoming solar radiation is absorbed by earths surface. 50%
Created by: garlijac3611