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when warm air rises, energy is transferred to the atmosphere by convection
rising air is always accompanied by sinking air
air moving over a mountain range is called a mountain wave
`this type of air movement creates lenticular clouds
when air is........ the vertical movements of air are strong unstable
when air is....... these movements are weak stable
A....... occurs when air in the upper troposphere is warmer than air in the lower troposphere temperature inversion
this condition can cause a buildup of...... at lower altitudes air pollution
water freezing release of thermal energy
ice melting absorbs thermal energy
water evaporating absorbs thermal energy
water vapor condensing release of thermal energy
The second atmospheric layer, the......... includes a region know as the ozone layer stratosphere
birds, bats, and insects fly in the........ which is the lowest layer of the atmosphere troposphere
the......... is the layer between the stratosphere and the thermosphere mesosphere
beyond the thermosphere is the......... which is the farthest layer away from earth exosphere
earths......... contains water vapor, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, oxygen and other gases atmosphere
the........ extends from the mesosphere to the exosphere thermosphere
spectacular auroras might occur when charged particles in the....... emit vivid colors ionosphere
what is the term for the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves radiation
what is absorbed radiation remitted as conduction
which three components make up almost all energy earth receives? conduction convection radiation
how many layers are in the atmosphere? 5
whats the layer farthest from earth exosphere
whats the layer closest to earth troposphere
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