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5 Matching questions

  1. minium temperature
  2. volcanic particulates
  3. hydrosphere
  4. weather
  5. natural climate variability
  1. a the lowest temperature recorded during a specified period of time.
  2. b the combined mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet.
  3. c (volcanic ash) volcanic ash consists of small pieces of tephra, which are bits of pulverized rock and glass created by volcanic eruptions
  4. d the significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time. (climate changes)
  5. e conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation. the diffuse reflectivity or reflecting power of a surface.
  2. the global sum of all ecosystems. can also be the zone of life on Earth.
  3. the primary greenhouse gases are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone.
  4. 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
  5. the study of earth's surface shape and features or those of plantes, moons, or asteroids.

5 True/False questions

  1. climographa combination of abar and line chart used to show the climate of a place over a 12 month period.


  2. climatehow the atmospheres behaves over relatively long periods of time.


  3. plate tectonicsthe period of least solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun.


  4. greenhouse gasesa gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. this process is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect


  5. solar maxiumthe period of greatest solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun


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