the mass of air surrounding the Earth. Its important because it protects people from the U.V rays.
Small particles of dust released into the atmosphere by many natural processes and human activities
the pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere. The tool use to find it is called a baramoter.
release of gasses from Earth's interior. In the earely stages volcanes brought outgassing.
The uppermost layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature increases as altitude increases
the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity).
a form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of two. protects us from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the sun
layer of electrically charged particles in the thermosphere that absorbs AM radio during the day and reflects at night
Range of EM frquencies including radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, UV, x-rays, and gamma rays.
Gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, water vapor, and ozone in the atmosphere which are involved in the greenhouse effect.
air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
sets up patterns of precipitation & prevailing winds, warm air-less dense, collect moisture, rises, cool air-more dense, loses moisture, descends
(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation
are regions of high pressue and gentle winds at about 30 degrees north and south latitude
prevaling winds that blow from west to east between 30 degrees & 60degrees latitude in the hemisphere.
Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.