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Chapter 6.2 packet

QuestionAnswer
Absorbed radiation is reemitted as Infrared Radiation
How much solar energy reaches Earth's surface and is absorbed 50%
When air is ___, the vertical movements of air are strong unstable
When air is ____, these movement are weak stable
When warm air rises, energy is transferred to the atmosphere by convection
Rising air is always accompanied by _____ air sinking
warming rays 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 (A or R) R
Ice Melting (A or R) A
Water Evaporating (A or R) A
Water Vapor Condensing (A or R) R
5% of the radiation from the sun is reflected by what land and sea
25% percent of radiation from the sun is reflected by what clouds and particles
20% of the radiation from the sun is absorbed by what particles
About 50% of the Sun's rays do what Reach earth's surface and get absorbed
99% of radiation the Earth gets from the Sun is what Visible light, UV light, IR
Second atmospheric layer stratosphere
lowest layer of the atmosphere troposphere
In between the stratosphere and thermosphere mesosphere
Beyond the thermosphere exosphere
After mesophere thermosphere
How do IR wavelengths compare to UV wavelengths They are longer
The term for the transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves Radiation
Where auroras occur because of charged particles Ionosphere
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