form of energy that can move through a vacuum of space.
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
has the longest wavelenghts
has the shortest wavelengths
a process that reflects light in all directions.
the process by which gases hold heat in the air.
A measure of the average energy of motion of the particles of a substance
the total energy of motion in the particle of a substance.
a tool that measures the tempurature
the transfer of thermal energy from a hotter substance to a cooler one.
direct transfer of heat between to objects that are touching.
transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid.
movement of warm air goin up and cool air goin down.
horizontal movement of air from a area of hight pressure to an area of low pressure.
a tool that measures wind speed.
when it feels cooler b/c your body heat is being sucked out of u.
winds that blow over short distances
wind that blows from the sea
wind that blows from the land
long distance winds.
the way Earth's rotation makes the wind curve.
distance from the equator
bands of high speed winds 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.
movement of water between the atmosphere and the surface
process where the water molecules go back up into the amosphere
measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
percentage of water vapor in the air compared to how much the air can hold.
water vapor becomes droplets of water
when condensation begins
flat layers of clouds
any form of water that falls from the clouds and reaches Earth's surface
long periods of time with almost no precipitation
to modify precipitation durring droughts
a tube that collects rainfall for other uses