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5 Matching questions

  1. hydrosphere
  2. West Pacific Warm Pool
  3. feedback
  4. Thermohaline Circulation
  5. Milankovitch cycles
  1. a orbital parameters affecting how much energy earth receives from the sun
  2. b located near the equator-where water is warmer in the west Pacific than the east Pacific
  3. c the conveyor belt of heat and salt transport in oceans
  4. d includes all of the earth's water found in oceans, glaciers, lakes, ground water, and the air.
  5. e a change in one component affects another component

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ice that is drilled out of glaciers. Gas bubbles in them give a direct measurement of what the climate was like in the past
  2. the shape of earth's orbit
  3. the closest orbital point to the sun (147 million km)
  4. reflectivity of earth's surface (mostly reflected by clouds)
  5. ... affect global weather patterns and are caused by changes in wind strength in the equatorial Pacific Ocean

5 True/False questions

  1. precessionthe closest orbital point to the sun (147 million km)

          

  2. weathershort term changes in surface conditions

          

  3. cryosphereincludes all of the earth's water found in oceans, glaciers, lakes, ground water, and the air.

          

  4. proxyreflectivity of earth's surface (mostly reflected by clouds)

          

  5. aphelionthe farthest orbital point from the sun (152 million km)