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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. feedback
  2. hydrosphere
  3. West Pacific Warm Pool
  4. biogeography
  5. weather
  1. a a change in one component affects another component
  2. b located near the equator-where water is warmer in the west Pacific than the east Pacific
  3. c includes all of the earth's water found in oceans, glaciers, lakes, ground water, and the air.
  4. d where plants and animals do and don't live now and in the past
  5. e short term changes in surface conditions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (tilt) earth's orientation relative to the solar plane fluctuations (between 21.5 and 24.5 degrees over 41,000 years)
  2. the conveyor belt of heat and salt transport in oceans
  3. Precession, obliquity, and eccentricity
  4. the farthest orbital point from the sun (152 million km)
  5. air pressure 'flips' between Australia (W) and Tahiti (E)

5 True/False questions

  1. insolationsolar radiation from the sun

          

  2. cryospherethe frozen part of the earth's surface, including glaciers, polar ice caps, continental ice sheets, etc.

          

  3. alkenoneslong carbon-chain molecules made by some plankton

          

  4. eccentricitythe shape of earth's orbit

          

  5. negative feedbackWhen A increases, B decreases, causing A to decrease Ex. global warming increase, thermohaline circulation decrease, global warming decrease