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17 terms
Extreme Weather: Hurricanes in the Caribbean
The movement of large numbers of peopl…
What do geographers call the unequal d…
What is a major cause of rural decline…
What is a major effect of rural declin…
urbanization
spatial inequality
poverty and unemployment
Increased urbanization
The movement of large numbers of peopl…
urbanization
What do geographers call the unequal d…
spatial inequality
29 terms
Dealing with Extreme Weather: Hurricanes in the Caribbean
Extreme weather
Tornadoes
Natural disaster
Region
Severe or unusual weather conditions such as hurricanes torna…
A violent spinning wind storm that appears as a funnel-shaped…
Great destruction or loss of life caused by natural forces ra…
An area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
Extreme weather
Severe or unusual weather conditions such as hurricanes torna…
Tornadoes
A violent spinning wind storm that appears as a funnel-shaped…
12 terms
Dealing with Extreme Weather: Hurricanes in the Caribbean
What event took place in the town of V…
What does El Nino mean in Spanish?
What must the water temperature be in…
Where do most hurricanes begin?
Toads rained down on the town
The Christ child
At least 80°F
In the Atlantic ocean and the eastern pacific
What event took place in the town of V…
Toads rained down on the town
What does El Nino mean in Spanish?
The Christ child
20 terms
Quiz Review Dealing with Extreme Weather: Hurricanes in the Caribbean
extreme weather
El Nino
natural disaster
meterology
Severe or unusual weather conditions, such as hurricanes, tor…
A warm ocean current that flows off the west coast of South A…
Great destruction or loss of life caused by natural forces ra…
The scientific study of weather and climate patterns
extreme weather
Severe or unusual weather conditions, such as hurricanes, tor…
El Nino
A warm ocean current that flows off the west coast of South A…
21 terms
Chapter 11: "Dealing with Extreme Weather: Hurricanes in the Caribbean"
Why are storm surges so deadly?
What causes a hurricane to lose its st…
Suppose a hurricane is crossing over C…
What is the first task after a hurrica…
Storm surges destroy everything in their path when they make…
when they encounter land
The hurricane will lose steam over Cuba, but pick up strength…
rescue the people caught in the wreckage
Why are storm surges so deadly?
Storm surges destroy everything in their path when they make…
What causes a hurricane to lose its st…
when they encounter land
20 terms
Quiz Review Dealing with Extreme Weather: Hurricanes in the Caribbean
extreme weather
El Nino
natural disaster
meterology
Severe or unusual weather conditions, such as hurricanes, tor…
A warm ocean current that flows off the west coast of South A…
Great destruction or loss of life caused by natural forces ra…
The scientific study of weather and climate patterns
extreme weather
Severe or unusual weather conditions, such as hurricanes, tor…
El Nino
A warm ocean current that flows off the west coast of South A…
23 terms
Chapter 11- Dealing with Extreme Weather: Hurricanes in the Caribbean
Many tourists come to the Caribbean is…
Another word for a tropical cyclone is…
Meteorology
What happens when warm water rises in…
Sunny beaches
Hurricane
The scientific study of climate and weather patterns
Cool water flows in to take its place
Many tourists come to the Caribbean is…
Sunny beaches
Another word for a tropical cyclone is…
Hurricane
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Extreme Weather EXAM 2
1. precipitation updraft
CC=?
• Bp= ?
2. Collision-Coalescence
• Air converges as it is forced ... upward... • This process carrie…
Collision and Coalescence
•Burgeon Process
• As a large drop falls through the atmosphere it will collid…
1. precipitation updraft
• Air converges as it is forced ... upward... • This process carrie…
CC=?
Collision and Coalescence
33 terms
Extreme Weather Exam 2
A positive feedback mechanism:
If the earth were in a cooling trend,…
The year without summer (1816) may hav…
Thick sheets of ice covered the US as…
acts to reinforce an initial change
a) increasing the snow cover around earth
b) particulate matter and gases from volcanoes
c) 18,000 to 22,000 years ago
A positive feedback mechanism:
acts to reinforce an initial change
If the earth were in a cooling trend,…
a) increasing the snow cover around earth
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6GEO2: Extreme Weather
Thermometer
Barometer
Sling psychrometer
Wind vane
-measures the temperature/temperature gradient... -cheap and rel…
-measures atmospheric pressure... -cheap and reliable
-measures moisture content and humidity in the atmosphere... -re…
-measures wind direction... -cheap and reliable
Thermometer
-measures the temperature/temperature gradient... -cheap and rel…
Barometer
-measures atmospheric pressure... -cheap and reliable
14 terms
Unit 2 Weather & Extreme Weather Vocab
weather
atmosphere
precipitation
humidity
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
The amount of water vapor in a given volume of air.
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
atmosphere
The envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
extreme weather pt.2
naturally
desperate
misery
contribute
the color of a chameleon _________ changes to match its surro…
...
...
...
naturally
the color of a chameleon _________ changes to match its surro…
desperate
...
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Extreme Weather Exam #2
Cirro-
Alto-
Strato-
Cumulus
High clouds in the atmosphere; Above 20,000 ft
Mid level clouds in the atmo; Between 6,000 ft and 20,000 ft
Low level clouds; Below 6,000 ft
Clouds that have vertically developed (unstable)
Cirro-
High clouds in the atmosphere; Above 20,000 ft
Alto-
Mid level clouds in the atmo; Between 6,000 ft and 20,000 ft
45 terms
Unit 2 extreme weather
Forgotten
Hunt
Look
At all
منسية
تصيد
ليك
بنوب
Forgotten
منسية
Hunt
تصيد
32 terms
Unit 2: Extreme Weather
Birmingham tornado- year
Birmingham tornado- magnitude
Birmingham tornado- deaths
Moore tornado- year
2005
F2
0
2013
Birmingham tornado- year
2005
Birmingham tornado- magnitude
F2
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unit 2 EXTREME WEATHER
what is an anticyclone?
what type of weather do anticyclones c…
what is a depression?
what type of weather do depressions ca…
area of high pressure
dry, clear, calm
an area of low atmospheric pressure
cloudy, windy, wet
what is an anticyclone?
area of high pressure
what type of weather do anticyclones c…
dry, clear, calm
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Extreme Weather Midterm 2
length
mass
time
temperature
meter
kilogram
second
kelvin
length
meter
mass
kilogram
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Extreme Weather Midterm 2
How do you define "Atmosphere"?
What is the molecular weight of water…
What do we call when temperature incre…
How much solar radiation does the eart…
The gaseous portion of a planet, the planet's envelope of air…
18.01
Inversion
1/2000,000,000
How do you define "Atmosphere"?
The gaseous portion of a planet, the planet's envelope of air…
What is the molecular weight of water…
18.01
Extreme Weather Test 2
Where are blizzards and ice storms mos…
Extreme extratropical cyclones will de…
Where Is the temp contrast in the atmo…
Why are blizzards and ice storms most…
Along the coast of North America
Jet stream in midlatitudes during the cold/cool seasons
Jet streams in midlatitudes during the cold seasons
The clash of very cold arctic air with very warm oceans curre…
Where are blizzards and ice storms mos…
Along the coast of North America
Extreme extratropical cyclones will de…
Jet stream in midlatitudes during the cold/cool seasons
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Extreme weather & climate Test 2
How does latitude affect solar radiati…
What other factors influence insolatio…
How does insolation affect temperature…
What is a monsoon, and what parts of t…
.......
........
......
Monsoons are seasonally changing winds associated with drasti…
How does latitude affect solar radiati…
.......
What other factors influence insolatio…
........
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Weather Extremes: Spanish 2
El huracán (los huracanes)
La inundación (las inunaciones)
llover
La lluvia
Hurricane
Flood
To rain
Rain
El huracán (los huracanes)
Hurricane
La inundación (las inunaciones)
Flood
231 terms
Extreme Weathering Exam 2
Absolute Humidity
Absolute Instability
Absolute Stability
Adiabatic Temperature Change
Density of water vapor in a parcel of air. D= mass of water v…
When the environmental lapse rate is greater than the dry adi…
When the environmental lapse rate is less than the wet adiaba…
When an air parcel cools and warms by expansion and compressi…
Absolute Humidity
Density of water vapor in a parcel of air. D= mass of water v…
Absolute Instability
When the environmental lapse rate is greater than the dry adi…
50 terms
Extreme Weather & Climate Chapter 2
Advection
Albedo
Atmospheric greenhouse effect
Atmospheric window
The horizontal transfer of any atmospheric property by the wi…
The percent of radiation returning from a surface compared to…
The warming of an atmosphere by its absorbing and emitting in…
The wavelength range between about 8 and 11 μm in which littl…
Advection
The horizontal transfer of any atmospheric property by the wi…
Albedo
The percent of radiation returning from a surface compared to…
19 terms
Geo Unit 2: Extreme Weather
Weather
Extreme Weather
Atmosphere
Climate
The state of the atmosphere at a particular point at a specif…
Rare, sever or unexpected weather that only occurs 5% or less…
Mixture of transparent gases held to the Earth by gravitation…
The mean atmospheric conditions of an area measured over a su…
Weather
The state of the atmosphere at a particular point at a specif…
Extreme Weather
Rare, sever or unexpected weather that only occurs 5% or less…
96 terms
Unit 2 physical: Extreme Weather
What is extreme weather?
What is temperature?
What factors determine the temperature…
Define Air pressure
Weather phenomena that are the extremes of the historical dis…
The driving force of the atmospheric engine, controlling all…
Distance from the equator (latitude)... Height from the land (a…
The weight of the atmosphere resting on the earth's surface.…
What is extreme weather?
Weather phenomena that are the extremes of the historical dis…
What is temperature?
The driving force of the atmospheric engine, controlling all…
Miss Vaughan - Unit 2 Extreme Weather Revision
Extreme Weather
Hurricane
Depression
Drought management
Perhaps very hot perhaps very cold, unusual, high impact and…
Formed at the ITCZ, 5 degrees north and south of the equator,…
Form over the UK, can last hours or days. Have fronts - warm…
This is a prolonged extreme weather event which involves high…
Extreme Weather
Perhaps very hot perhaps very cold, unusual, high impact and…
Hurricane
Formed at the ITCZ, 5 degrees north and south of the equator,…
10 terms
Extreme Weather Ch. 2 & 3
On a surface map, a strong temperature…
At what altitude above sea level is th…
sobars on constant height surfaces hav…
Which instrument collection system has…
Isotherms
30,000 ft
Height
ASOS (Automated Surface Observing System)
On a surface map, a strong temperature…
Isotherms
At what altitude above sea level is th…
30,000 ft
10 terms
Extreme Weather Ch. 2 & 3
What is the term used to describe a co…
What is the term used to describe cont…
What is the term used to describe cont…
Which of the following is not a channe…
Station model
Isodrosotherms
Isotherms
Ultraviolet
What is the term used to describe a co…
Station model
What is the term used to describe cont…
Isodrosotherms
58 terms
UNIT 2 GLOSSARY: EXTREME WEATHER
Air Mass
Albedo
Anthropogenic
Anticyclone
A large body of air eith uniform charrcteristics
The ratio of the intensity of light reflected from a surface
Cause by human activity
An area of high pressure, widely spaced isobars on weather ch…
Air Mass
A large body of air eith uniform charrcteristics
Albedo
The ratio of the intensity of light reflected from a surface
12 terms
Geography Unit 2 Extreme Weather
Air mass
Synoptic chart
Isobars
Jet stream
*Masses of air pick up the atmosphere in the area... *The mass m…
*Blue triangles... *Red semi circles... *Occluded front = cold fron…
*Join areas of equal pressure ... *Closer together = the stronge…
*Meandering ribbon of air in the upper atmosphere
Air mass
*Masses of air pick up the atmosphere in the area... *The mass m…
Synoptic chart
*Blue triangles... *Red semi circles... *Occluded front = cold fron…
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Extreme Weather: Atmospheric Energy (2)
What makes water so special?
How does nature attempt to mitigate ex…
What does temperature measure?
What is energy?
-the angle of the bond and the bond itself... -found in three ph…
Weather
The average speed of air molecules, also means it measures ki…
The ability or capacity to do work on matter
What makes water so special?
-the angle of the bond and the bond itself... -found in three ph…
How does nature attempt to mitigate ex…
Weather
12 terms
Unit 2 Lesson 2 EXtreme Weather
accompany
cottage
crisp
dissipates
happen in connection or combination with
a small house , usually in the country or in a resort
keen and bracing, brisk, or invigorating
disperses or scatters
accompany
happen in connection or combination with
cottage
a small house , usually in the country or in a resort
40 terms
Extreme Weather: Atmospheric Energy (2)
What makes water so special?
How does nature attempt to mitigate ex…
What does temperature measure?
What is energy?
-the angle of the bond and the bond itself... -found in three ph…
Weather
The average speed of air molecules, also means it measures ki…
The ability or capacity to do work on matter
What makes water so special?
-the angle of the bond and the bond itself... -found in three ph…
How does nature attempt to mitigate ex…
Weather
109 terms
Geography Unit 2 Extreme Weather
Extreme Weather
Different types of extreme weather
Cold front
Warm front
Weather that's unusually severe or that occurs in an area whe…
Temperate storms. tornadoes, tropical cyclones, heatwaves, dr…
The leading edge of a cold air mass
The leading edge of a warm air mass
Extreme Weather
Weather that's unusually severe or that occurs in an area whe…
Different types of extreme weather
Temperate storms. tornadoes, tropical cyclones, heatwaves, dr…
19 terms
Geography unit 2 extreme weather
Depressions
Boscastle case study
Hurricane development
Winter conditions case study
Low pressure systems which form when a jet stream is above th…
Torrential rain caused flash floods. There was property damag…
Falling air pressure creates an upward spiral of increasing w…
March 1993- hurricane force winds and blizzards on the east c…
Depressions
Low pressure systems which form when a jet stream is above th…
Boscastle case study
Torrential rain caused flash floods. There was property damag…
6 terms
Unit 2 Lesson 3 Extreme Weather -Vocabulary
classifications
demolish
funnel cloud
prepare
specific, systematic arrangements of things into categories
to tear down or destroy the structure of
the bottom part of a tornado that is wide at one end and thin…
to get ready
classifications
specific, systematic arrangements of things into categories
demolish
to tear down or destroy the structure of
12 terms
Unit 2 Lesson 5 - Extreme Weather Vocabulary
Antarctic
continent
elevation
evaporate
relating to the South Pole or surrounding regions
one of the seven large land areas on Earth
height above sea level
change from a liquid or solid into a gas
Antarctic
relating to the South Pole or surrounding regions
continent
one of the seven large land areas on Earth
12 terms
Unit 2 Lesson 1 Extreme Weather
anchor
cover
forecast
gain
fasten in place
protection or shelter
to tell what may or will happen
something that is gotten, earned, or won
anchor
fasten in place
cover
protection or shelter
12 terms
LSMS Science Concept 2: Extreme Weather
Which of the following can we predict…
What weather measurements and data wou…
What weather measurements and data wou…
What weather measurements and data wou…
Drought
Precipitation Data over a long period of time.
Precipitation Data (amounts)
Barometric pressure, wind speeds, etc.
Which of the following can we predict…
Drought
What weather measurements and data wou…
Precipitation Data over a long period of time.
36 terms
Unit 2-Chapter 18-Managing extreme weather
Approaches to managing extreme events
Modifying the event
Modifying vulnerability
Modifying loss
-modifying the event... -modifying vulnerability... -modifying loss
-possible to modify the weather by attempting to control the…
-a combination of technology to monitor, predict extreme weat…
-involves using insurance in richer countries and both emerge…
Approaches to managing extreme events
-modifying the event... -modifying vulnerability... -modifying loss
Modifying the event
-possible to modify the weather by attempting to control the…
14 terms
Unit 2-Extreme weather (15)-Key Terms
Depression
Anticyclone
Fronts
Warm sector
-a region of low atmospheric pressure which revolves in an an…
-a region of high pressure bringing calm conditions. Subsidin…
-sloping surfaces in the atmosphere where different air masse…
-an area (often tropical maritime air) between the fronts whe…
Depression
-a region of low atmospheric pressure which revolves in an an…
Anticyclone
-a region of high pressure bringing calm conditions. Subsidin…
10 terms
C2 Masterclass U5 Extreme weather vocabulary
hurricane RIPS THROUGH Western Florida
thousands evacuated as fire TAKES HOLD…
Houses SWEPT AWAY by flood waters
Climate change WREAKS HAVOC on coral r…
it moved forcefully and rappidly
take (a hold) - become very strong and difficult to remove or…
(often passive) (of floods, a tornado etc) completely destroy…
cause a lot of damage, destruction or confusion
hurricane RIPS THROUGH Western Florida
it moved forcefully and rappidly
thousands evacuated as fire TAKES HOLD…
take (a hold) - become very strong and difficult to remove or…
30 terms
Unit 2-Chapter 15-Extreme weather watch
What do we mean by extreme weather
Investigating extreme weather
Weather Diary
Investigating extreme weather continued
-usually defined as being severe or unexpected... -eg->major hur…
-UK weather->weather diary
...
-weather systems such as depressions and anticyclones are ass…
What do we mean by extreme weather
-usually defined as being severe or unexpected... -eg->major hur…
Investigating extreme weather
-UK weather->weather diary
33 terms
Science Quiz- Extreme Weather 2/2/16
What type off cloud is associated with…
What types of air masses is for a thun…
What type of front is associated with…
What time of year does thunderstorms o…
Cumulus
Warm and most
Cold
Summer
What type off cloud is associated with…
Cumulus
What types of air masses is for a thun…
Warm and most
90 terms
Unit 2 Part 1 - Temperature, Heat, Extreme Weather
thermometer
kinetic energy
temperature
thermal energy
instrument used to measure temperature
energy of motion
a measure of how fast the particles are moving in a substance…
the total kinetic energy of all particles in a substance (it…
thermometer
instrument used to measure temperature
kinetic energy
energy of motion
13 terms
GEOGRAPHY UNIT 2 Extreme weather key words
Bankful capacity
Discharge
GIS (geographical information system)
Hydraulic radius
Maximum cross-sectional area of a river befire it floods
The volume of water passing a point in the river (m3 / sec)
A system that captures, stores, analyses, manages and present…
A measure of river channel efficiency
Bankful capacity
Maximum cross-sectional area of a river befire it floods
Discharge
The volume of water passing a point in the river (m3 / sec)
18 terms
AS Edexcel Geography Unit 2 Extreme Weather
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - infrastruc…
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - economic
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - social
Hurricane Katrina Management - repairi…
1 - communications infrastructure failed... 2 - most major roads…
1 - economic damage worth $150 billion... 2 - nearly everyone in…
1 - 80% of New Orleans evacuated... 2 - around 1500 died in Loui…
1 - temporary floodgates and pumps built at city's 4 main ent…
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - infrastruc…
1 - communications infrastructure failed... 2 - most major roads…
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - economic
1 - economic damage worth $150 billion... 2 - nearly everyone in…
8 terms
Extreme Weather and Natural Disasters Unit 2
Extreme weather and natural disasters
Extreme weather
Monsoon
Summer Monsoon
can kill thousands of people and destroy buildings, bridges,…
can bring dangerous conditions ranging from hurricanes to dro…
is the result of a seasonal shift in wind direction that brin…
Brings severe flooding (Wet)
Extreme weather and natural disasters
can kill thousands of people and destroy buildings, bridges,…
Extreme weather
can bring dangerous conditions ranging from hurricanes to dro…
230 terms
Extreme Weather Exam 2 (7-14)
On a temperature map, what are lines o…
All of the following statements are as…
Global Average Annual Precipitation:
What are the several forces acting on…
Isotherms
The low this morning was 25 degrees F
- High in Equatorial Areas... - High in SE Asia... - Supply of mois…
- Winds... - Atmospheric stability... - Gravity
On a temperature map, what are lines o…
Isotherms
All of the following statements are as…
The low this morning was 25 degrees F
18 terms
AS Edexcel Geography Unit 2 Extreme Weather
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - infrastruc…
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - economic
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - social
Hurricane Katrina Management - repairi…
1 - communications infrastructure failed... 2 - most major roads…
1 - economic damage worth $150 billion... 2 - nearly everyone in…
1 - 80% of New Orleans evacuated... 2 - around 1500 died in Loui…
1 - temporary floodgates and pumps built at city's 4 main ent…
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - infrastruc…
1 - communications infrastructure failed... 2 - most major roads…
Hurricane Katrina Impacts - economic
1 - economic damage worth $150 billion... 2 - nearly everyone in…
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