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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?