What happens after water evaporates from the earth and the oceans?
it rises to the atmosphere and falls to the earth as precipitation
Certain gases in the atmosphere cause the greenhouse effect when they
absorb heat and keep the earth warm
Earth's tilt causes the seasonal changes by determining...
how much sunlight a place gets at different times of the year.
Why can large bodies of water can have fairly even temperatures?
Because water heats and cools evenly
How is climate of land near the path of an ocean current affected?
It's affected by the constant temperatures of the water
Because winds carry heat energy and water vapor as they move, what do they affect?
they can change the weather of the land they blow across
How do volcanic eruptions change the temperature in the nearby area?
they release sulfur dioxide which mixes in the atmosphere and keeps the suns energy from reaching the earth.
can have different climates from the top to the bottom. Can affect the amount of rain an area gets.
is the temperature, precipitation, winds, humidity, clouds, and other conditions in a place at a particular time.
a natural event that can change the weather when the water in the Pacific ocean near the equator increases the temperature. Warm water can travel eastward.
How are the effects of volcanic eruptions and those of an El Nino alike and how are they different
Both the natural event of a volcano and the El Nino cause climate affects across different parts of the earth. Dust and gas from a vlocano can make low temperatures. The El Nino brings severe storms to some areas and drought to other parts.