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  1. plate tectonics
  2. volcanic particulates
  3. weather
  4. insolation
  5. solar maxium
  1. a made up in the lithosphere. this affects climate as an example of the continental drift.
  2. b conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time.
  3. c (volcanic ash) volcanic ash consists of small pieces of tephra, which are bits of pulverized rock and glass created by volcanic eruptions
  4. d the period of greatest solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun
  5. e the measure of solar radiation or energy received on a given surface area in a given ime.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the most widely used climate classification systems- vegetation.the best expression of climate.
  2. the lowest temperature recorded during a specified period of time.
  3. the primary greenhouse gases are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone.
  4. the period of least solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun.
  5. a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. this process is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect

5 True/False questions

  1. climateA graph that depicts the annual cycle of temperature and rainfall for a geographical locations. On the graph, one vertical access shows temperature, the second vertical access shows rainfall, and the horizontal access shows time.


  2. albedohow the atmospheres behaves over relatively long periods of time.


  3. solar outputthe period of greatest solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun


  4. hydrospherethe term which collectively means the portions of the earths surface where water is in solid form including sea ice, pond ice, and lake ice


  5. topographythe study of earth's surface shape and features or those of plantes, moons, or asteroids.


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