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Lesson 7: Predicting Weather (Weather & Climate Systems)
Vocabulary for Smithsonian STC-MS Weather & Climate Systems Unit
Terms in this set (14)
The weight of air.
An instrument used to measure the speed of wind.
An instrument used to detect and measure changes in air pressure.
Barometric Pressure (Atmospheric Pressure)
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere.
A collection of billions of tiny droplets of water or ice and dust particles visible from the ground.
The leading edge of a cold air mass; it occurs when a cold air mass pushes a warm air mass ahead of it.
A weather tool that uses the Doppler effect to determine the position and velocity of weather phenomena such as clouds or storms.
The amount of water vapor in the atmosphere.
A scientist who studies Earth's atmosphere and who monitors, studies, and forecasts weather.
Water that falls to the ground from the atmosphere. This includes rain, hail, sleet and snow.
A measure of how hot or cold a material is; an indication of the amount of heat energy that has been absorbed by the material.
A boundary that occurs when a moving, warm air mass overrides a cold air mass ahead of it.
The state of the atmosphere at a particular time and place.
The natural movement of air.
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