Science Chapter 15

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Car Exhaust

What causes brown haze near cities?

Prevailing Westerlies

Which surface winds are responsible for most of the weather movement across the US?

Ozone

Chlorofluorocarbons are dangerous because they destroy________.

Jet Stream

Narrow belts of strong winds called_________ blow near the top of the troposphere.

Atmosphere

The thin layer of air that surrounds the Earth is called ____________.

Radiation

Heat NRG transferred in the form of waves is called_________.

UV Rays

The Ozone Layer helps protect us from__________.

21%

Nitrogen makes up what % of the A?

Car Exhaust

What causes a brown haze near cities?

Exosphere

What is the uppermost layer of the A?

Troposphere

What layer of the A has the most water?

Ozone Layer

What protects living things from too much UV Rays?

Exosphere

Where is the air pressure least?

Radiation

How is NRG transferred when objects are in contact?

Prevailing Westerlies

Which surface winds are responsible for most of the weather movement across the USA?

Land Breezes

What type of wind is a movement of air toward 02?

Jet Streams

What are narrow belts of strong winds near the top of the troposphere called?

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