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What is air mass? A body of air that has simalar temperature, pressure, and humidity throughout.
What is air pressure? A force that is the result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on a area.
What is a Anmometer An instrument used to measure wind speed.
What is altitude? The height of a thing above a reference level, especially above sea level or above the earth's surface.
What is Atmosphere? The Layer of gases that surrounds Earth.
What is a Barometer? An instrument used to measure changes in air pressure.
What is Climate? The average year after year conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds, and clouds in an area.
What is Condensation? The process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water.
What is Conduction? The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another substance that is touching.
What is Convection? The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid.
What is Density? The amount of mass of a substance to a given volume.
What is Dew Point? The temperature at which condensation begins.
What are Droughts? Long periods of low percipitation.
What is the Mesophere? Isabel Morse The middle layer of Earths atmosphere; the layer in which most meteorids burn up.
What is A meteroligists? Isabel Morse Scientists who study the causes of weather and try to predict it.
What is occlueded? Isabel Morse Cut off as the warm air mass at an occluded front is cut off from the groundby cooler air beneath it.
What is ozone? Isabel Morse A form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molocule instead of the usual two.
What is pollutants? Isabel Morse Harmful substances in the air, water, or, soil.
What is precipitation? Isabel Morse Any form of water that falls from the clouds and reaches earths surface.
What is pressure? Isabel Morse
What is psychrometer? Isabel Morse
What is radiation? Isabel Morse
What is Rain gauge Isabel Morse
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What is Stratosphere? The warming of the ocean off the west coast of South America. Every 2-7 years.
What is evaporation?Morgan Bassett The changing from a soild to a vapor or gas.
What is the exosphere?Morgan Bassett The outer layer of the atmosphere.
What is a front?Morgan Bassett The area where air masses meet but do not mix.
What is a greenhouse effect?Morgan Bassett Process where heat is trapped in the atmosphere and forms a blanket around Earth
What is heat?Morgan Bassett Energy transfered from a hotter object to a colder one.
What is humidity?Morgan Bassett A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
What is the ionosphere?Morgan Bassett The lower part of the thermosphere.
What are isobars?Morgan Bassett The lines on a map thar join places to show the same air pressure.
What are isotherms?Morgan Bassett The lines on a map joining places that have the same temperature.
What are jet streams?Morgan Bassett The bands of high wind speeds 10 kilometers above Earther's surface.
what is temperature Elizabeth Bean how warm or cold the air is
what is a thermometer a weather intrument used to tell the temperature of the air
what is the thrmosphere the warmest layer of the atmosphere and the 4th layer of the atmosphere
what is the trophosphere the trophosphere is the first layer of the atmossphere ant where all weather happens
what is water vapor water vapor is steam
what is weather wheather is the condition of earths atmosphere at a ceartain time and place
what is wind wind is the horizontal movement of air
what is a tornado a rapidly whirling funnel that reaches down from a storm cloud
what is a hurricane a hurricane is a tropical storm that has high winds
what is a storm a violent didturbance in the atmophere
what is a monsoon sea and land breezes over a large region
what is a flash flood a sudden violent flood
what is a cyclone a swirling center of low air pressure
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