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Homework 6.1 and 6.2

QuestionAnswer
what is adsorbed radiation remitted as? IR
About how much incoming solar radiation reaches Earth's suface and is asorbed? 50%
About how much incoming solar radiation is adsorbed by Earth's atmosphere 20%
What is the term for the transfer by electromagnetic waves Radiation
Which 3 components make up almost all the energy Earth receives from the Sun visible, IR and UV
How do wavelengths of infrared light compare to wavelengths of ultraviolet light? They are longer (IR)
How do bright surfaces on Earth an it reflects it
Is water freezing absorbing or release? R
Ice melting absorbing or release? A
Water evaporating absorbing or release? A
The second astropheric layer that also has the ozone layer is called ? Stratosphere
Bids, bats, and insets fly in it and it is the lowest layer is called? Troposphere
Beyond thermosphere and the layer farthest from Earth is called? Exosphere
The layer between stratosphere thermosphere is called? Mesosphere
Earth's ___________________ contains water vapor, nitrogen, carbon dioxide , oxygen, and other gasses? Atmosphere
The_________________ extends from the mesosphere to the exosphere? Thermosphere
Does cold air rise or hot air? Hot air
Spectacular auroras might occur when charged particles in the ______________ emit vivid colors? ionsphere
The warming of Sun rays is what type of thermal energy that transits? Radiation
The flow of ocean currents is what type of thermal energy that transits? Conviction
A branding iron making a mark is what type of thermal energy that transits? Conduction
Hot feet from hot sand is what type of thermal energy that transits? Conduction
A cool breeze is what type of thermal energy that transits? Conduction
Heat from glowing coals is what type of thermal energy that transits? Radiation
The warmth of a heating pad is what type of thermal energy that transits? Conductiom
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