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what type of light reaches earth visible, IR, UV
what is 25 percent of radiation is reflected by clouds
what does the greenhouse effect do it traps the heat in the earth
which gases in the atmosphere contribute to the greenhouse effect H2O C02 CH4
when energy is _____ the vertical movements of air are strong unstable
rising air is always accompanied by ___ sinking air
when warm air rises energy is transferred to the atmosphere by convection
Auroras occur when charged particles in the _____ emit vivid colors ionosphere
The Earth's ____ contains water vapor, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, oxygen, and other gases atmosphere
what is the word for the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves radiation
how do wavelengths of ir light compare to uv light uv has smaller wavelengths and ir has bigger wavelengths
about how much incoming solar radiation reaches Earths surface and is absorbed 50%
what is absorbed radiation reemitted as heat
Is water freezing a release of thermal energy or absorption of thermal energy release of thermal energy
Is water evaporating a release of thermal energy or absorption of thermal energy absorption of thermal energy
What types of radiation is there visible, uv, ir
What is the meaning of unstable air ground level air is much warmer than higher altitude air
What is the meaning of stable air ground level air is the same temperature as higher altitude air
Air moving around a mountain range is called mountain wave
What can happen when the upper troposphere is warmer than the lower part of the troposphere temperature inversion
A temperature inversion can cause a buildup of ____ at lower altitudes air pollution
A mountain wave can cause what type of clouds lenticular
What is the word for this meaning, ordered series of actions process
The transfer of thermal energy by the movement of matter from one place to another convection
Bounce back reflect
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