BJU Earth Science Chapter 18 Study Guide
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kind of air pollution that makes many of our cities appear hazy
Which gas was not present in the earth's earliest atmosphere according to naturalistic scientists?
direct act of God during Creation Week
The atmosphere was formed by a
dilute oxygen to the level appropriate for life
The most significant role for nitrogen in the atmosphere is to
Most abundant gas in the atmosphere
The layer of the earth's atmosphere farthest from the earth's surface is composed of
generally constant from the surface to the tropopause
In temperate zones, the tropospheric lapse rate is
On average the coldest temperatures occur at the
much cooler than at the earth's surface
Assuming that you could survive without a space suit in the thermosphere, in the earth's shadow you would feel
Where do plants get their carbon as part of the carbon cycle?
What converts atmospheric nitrogen to a usable organic form?
artificial chemical reaction that produces ammonia fertilizer
The gas called ozone is composed of
Nearly every year, a thin spot in the ozone layer develops over
Which atmospheric layer directly affects radio communication on Earth?
Which layer is most effective in protecting the earth from a solar flare?
In addition to being a protective layer, the magnetosphere also produces beautiful
Of the solar energy that makes up the solar consant, most of it is
clear with low humidity
What weather condition allows the earth's surface to absorb the most heat from the sun?
come from straight overhead
The most concentrated form of solar energy at the earth's surface occurs when the rays
the earth's surface warming the air directly above it
What is an example of conduction?
The density currents that cause air to mix are an example of
eye damage, skin cancer, sunburn
Excessive exposure to UV rays can cause what in humans?
affected by variations in atmospheric oxygen levels
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