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  1. cryosphere
  2. albedo
  3. minium temperature
  4. climate
  5. sunspots
  1. a a spot or patch appearing dark by its surroundings, caused by the intens magnetic activity.
  2. b the term which collectively means the portions of the earths surface where water is in solid form including sea ice, pond ice, and lake ice
  3. c the ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation. the diffuse reflectivity or reflecting power of a surface.
  4. d the lowest temperature recorded during a specified period of time.
  5. e how the atmospheres behaves over relatively long periods of time.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the change in the amount of radiation emitted by the sun and its spectral distribution over years to millennia.
  2. the primary greenhouse gases are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone.
  3. a combination of abar and line chart used to show the climate of a place over a 12 month period.
  4. the study of earth's surface shape and features or those of plantes, moons, or asteroids.
  5. made up in the lithosphere. this affects climate as an example of the continental drift.

5 True/False Questions

  1. insolationthe measure of solar radiation or energy received on a given surface area in a given ime.


  2. volcanic particulates(volcanic ash) volcanic ash consists of small pieces of tephra, which are bits of pulverized rock and glass created by volcanic eruptions


  3. solar miniumthe period of greatest solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun


  4. biospherethe global sum of all ecosystems. can also be the zone of life on Earth.


  5. natural climate variabilitythe most widely used climate classification systems- vegetation.the best expression of climate.


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