Chapter 14: Atmosphere Chapter 15: Moisture Chapter 16: Air Pressure & wind Chapter 17: Weather Patterns & Storms Chapter 18: Climate.

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Transcript Chapter 14: Atmosphere Chapter 15: Moisture Chapter 16: Air Pressure & wind Chapter 17: Weather Patterns & Storms Chapter 18: Climate.

Chapter 14: Atmosphere
Chapter 15: Moisture
Chapter 16: Air Pressure &
wind
Chapter 17: Weather
Patterns & Storms
Chapter 18: Climate
•Important distinction between
A. Weather
B. Climate
•Elements of Weather & Climate:
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Composition of the Atmosphere
•Air is:
•The major components of air:
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3.
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•Variable components of air: (things that change)
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3.
2.
Defined as:
Average sea level pressure:
What happens to pressure as you
move up into the atmosphere?
Structure of the Atmosphere
The atmosphere is divided into
LAYERS based on….
TEMPERATURE CHANGES
Structure of the Atmosphere, continued
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Structure of the Atmosphere, continued
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Structure of the Atmosphere, continued
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Structure of the Atmosphere, continued
A rap for review!
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How is heat transferred?
Three mechanisms of heat transfer…..
1. CONDUCTION: __________________________________
2. CONVECTION:__________________________________
3. RADIATION: ____________________________________
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