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Chapter 6.2 Packet

QuestionAnswer
What is the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves Radiation
What is the transfer of thermal energy by collisions between atoms of matter Conduction
What is the transfer of thermal energy by the movement of matter from one place to another Convection
What is energy transferred from Earth's surface to the atmosphere Latent Heat
Strength or weakness of circulating air motions Stability
Condition in the troposphere that involves a temperature increase with altitiude Temperature Inversion
Bounce off of Reflection
In what form does solar energy travel to earth Ultra Violet, Infer Red, and Visible
Layer that holds most ozone Stratosphere
Where auroras appear Ionosphere
Rising air is always accompanied by Sinking
Moving air causes this type of cloud Lenticular cloud
Air moving over a mountain Mountain Wave
Water Freezing is (Absorbed or Released) Released
Ice Melting is (Absorbed or Released) Absorbed
The flow of ocean current is (radiation, convection, or conduction) Convection
The warmth of a heating pad is (radiation, convection, or conduction) Conduction
Hot feet from hot sand is (radiation, convection, or conduction) Conduction
About how much incoming solar radiation is absorbed by Earth's atmosphere 20%
About how much incoming solar radiation reaches Earth's surface and is absorbed 50%
Three components that make up almost all the energy Earth receives from the sun Ultra Violet light, Infer Red light, and Visible light
Rising air is always accompanied by what Sinking air
Temperature inversion can cause a build up of what polution
99% of the radiation Earth receives from the Sun is Ultra Violet, Infer Red, and Visible
5% of the Sun's radiation is Reflected by mountains, land, and sea
Created by: robinjad2705