day to day conditions in the atmosphere
the weather in a location averaged over some long period of time
the mass of air surrounding the Earth
the weight of air pressing down on an area
an instrument used to measure air pressure
layer of the atmosphere closest to earth and where most weather happens
2nd layer above the Earth where ozone occurs
3rd layer above the Earth
4th layer above the Earth.
a layer of the atmosphere where the auroras occur.
transfer of energy through direct contact
transfer of energy through the movement of a fluid
a gas that helps stop UV radiation and is involved in the heating of the stratosphere
the amount of energy reflected off a surface
the trapping of heat in the atmosphere by water vapor, carbon dioxide and methane
the effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and currents
the amount of water vapor in the air
the ratio of the amount of water in the air at a give temperature to the maximum amount it could hold at that temperature
a body of air that has about the same temperature and moisture throughout
when a cold air mass pushes under a warm air mass
is formed when a warm air mass pushes into a cold air mass
a boundary between air masses that don't move possibly causing rain for several days
A mass of sinking cool air that usually bring fair weather.
A mass of rising warm air that usually bring wet, stormy weather.
a warm air mass is caught between two cooler air masses