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5 Matching questions

  1. climograph
  2. natural climate variability
  3. plate tectonics
  4. hydrosphere
  5. weather
  1. a conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time.
  2. b the significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time. (climate changes)
  3. c the combined mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet.
  4. d made up in the lithosphere. this affects climate as an example of the continental drift.
  5. e a combination of abar and line chart used to show the climate of a place over a 12 month period.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the period of greatest solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun
  2. the lowest temperature recorded during a specified period of time.
  3. the term which collectively means the portions of the earths surface where water is in solid form including sea ice, pond ice, and lake ice
  4. the measure of solar radiation or energy received on a given surface area in a given ime.
  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. albedohow the atmospheres behaves over relatively long periods of time.


  2. greenhouse effectthe primary greenhouse gases are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone.


  3. solar outputthe change in the amount of radiation emitted by the sun and its spectral distribution over years to millennia.


  4. biospherethe global sum of all ecosystems. can also be the zone of life on Earth.


  5. koppen climate classificationthe most widely used climate classification systems- vegetation.the best expression of climate.