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Erica Hatcher

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2.a vast, flat, treeless arctic region of europe, asia, and north america in which the subsoil is permanently frozen
5.at 15º north or south of the equator, air descending to Earth's surface creates steady,
7.the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level
8.a line on a map connecting points having the same atmospheric pressure at a given time or an average over a given period
10.high-altitude, narrow, westerly wind band that occurs above large temperature contrasts and can flow as fast as 185 km/h
11.current state of the atmosphere, including short-term variations such as temperature and precipitation
15.a large body of air that takes on the characteristics of the area over which it forms
18.ratio of the amount of water vapor in the air to the amount of water vapor needed to reach saturation at a given temperature
20.solar radiation strikes here at a low angle. cold temps
21.a package of instruments that is carried aloft by balloons to measure upper atmosphere conditions including, temperature, dew point and wind velocity
22.cool dense air near the sea moves inland toward warm less dense areas during the day and sets up these
26.measures air pressure
27.the amount of water vapor in the air
29.the area over which an air mass forms
30.measures the humidity of the air
32.a gas molecule that is made up of three oxygen atoms
33.deflects moving particles such as air to the right above the equator and to the left below the equator; caused by Earth's rotation and combines with the heat imbalance found on Earth to create the trade winds, polar easterlies, and prevailing westerlies
37.the layer of the atmosphere that lies between the troposphere and the mesosphere and in which temperature increases as altitude increases;contains the ozone layer
39.one thousandth of a bar, the cgs unit of atmospheric pressure
40.rise in global temperatures, which may be due to increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide from deforestation and burning fossil fuels; a phenomenon related to the greenhouse effect
43.these blow from southwest to northeast at 30º to 60º latitude in the northern hemisphere
45.a graph that shows the precipitation and temperature patterns for a certain place
46.a prolonged minimum in sunspot acivity on the sun between about 1645 and 1715 which coincided with the little ice age in the northern hemisphere
47.a windless zone at earth's equator where air rises almost straight up
48.an observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving
50.temps here are moderate
51.temperature at which air is cooled at a constant pressure to reach saturation, at which point condensation can occur
54.the layering of warm air on top of cool air
55.the portion of the sky cover which is attributed to clouds, usually measured in tenths of sky covered
56.the change of state from a gas to a liquid
58.the standard weather values for an area
59.short-term period of climatic change caused by regular variations in temperature, hours of daylight and weather patterns that are due to the tilt of Earth's axis as it revolves around the sun, causing different areas of earth to receive different amounts of solar radiation
60.the study of atmospheric pressure
61.a scientist who gathers data to study climate changes
62.how fast or slow molecules move
63.the sky being marked by a covering of clouds
64.used to measure temperature
65.one of the most widely used climate classification systems
1.cool dense air moves during the night from the land toward water
3.light rays that the sun gives off to warm the earth and the ozone layer protects us from them
4.symbols used on weather maps to indicate the speed and direction of wind
6.when the warm moist air runs out the convection cell steps. no precipitation is made and the storm breaks up
8.a long period of climatic cooling during which the continents are glaciated repeatedly
9.average weather of a particular area over a long period of time
12.marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere
13.radio detection and ranging, a system that uses reflected radio waves to determine the velocity and location of objects
14.a psychrometer that you whirl around to get a reading
16.having little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation
17.the layer of gases that surrounds earth
19.something that air can pass through
23.warm ocean current that develops off the western coast of south america and can cause short-term climatic changes felt worldwide
24.rising or sinking air, combined with the coriolis effect, results in the formation of rotating high and lows of this.
25.transfer of energy that occurs because of a temperature difference
28.a line on a map connecting points having the same temperature at a given time or an average over a given period
31.latitude zone that receives the most solar radiation because the rays strike that area most directly overhead
34.the study of Earth's climate and the factors that affect past,present, and future climatic changes
35.the force per unit area that is exerted on a surface by the weight of the atmosphere
36.type of thunderstorm usually produced by an advancing cold front, which can result in a line of thunderstorms hundreds of kilometers long
38.records wind speed
41.type of thunderstorm in which air rises because of unequal heating of Earths surface within a single air mass and is most common during the afternoon or evening
42.air masses move-they acquire some characteristics of the new surface
44.the lowest layer of the atmosphere in which temperature drops at a constant rate as altitude increases; the part of the atmosphere where weather conditions exist
49.the uppermost layer of the atmosphere in which temperature increases as altitude increases; includes the ionosphere
52.something that holds air
53.violent, whirling column of air in contact with the ground that forms when wind direction and speed suddenly change with height, is often associated with a supercell and can be extremely damaging
57.boundary between two air masses of differing densities; can be cold, warm, stationary, or occluded and can stretch over large areas of earths surface

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