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50 terms
Climate Change
enhanced greenhouse effect
albedo
fresh snow
ocean water
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
type of surface that can reflect up to 90% of the sun's energ…
type of surface that can reflect only 5% of the sun's energy…
enhanced greenhouse effect
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
albedo
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
66 terms
Climate Change Terms
Aerosols
Albedo
Alluvial fan
Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillations (AMO)
Small particles or liquid droplets in the atmosphere that can…
The amount of solar radiation reflected from an object or sur…
Thick fluvial (river) deposits associated with rising mountai…
Long-duration sea surface temperature changes with cool and w…
Aerosols
Small particles or liquid droplets in the atmosphere that can…
Albedo
The amount of solar radiation reflected from an object or sur…
50 terms
Climate Change
enhanced greenhouse effect
albedo
fresh snow
ocean water
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
type of surface that can reflect up to 90% of the sun's energ…
type of surface that can reflect only 5% of the sun's energy…
enhanced greenhouse effect
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
albedo
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
17 terms
Climate Change
Climate
Marine Climates
Continental Climates
Seasons
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
the climate of some coastal regions, with relatively warm win…
the climate of the centers of continents, with cold winters a…
are the periods of the year that are distinguished by special…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Marine Climates
the climate of some coastal regions, with relatively warm win…
26 terms
Climate Change
Global Warming
Global Warming
El Nino
Lots of Rain
Gradual warming of the earth and its atmosphere that may be c…
Too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, from pollution and…
A short term climate change due to changes in ocean currents…
What kind of weather does El Nino bring to California?
Global Warming
Gradual warming of the earth and its atmosphere that may be c…
Global Warming
Too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, from pollution and…
12 terms
Climate Change
fluctuation
greenhouse effect
global warming
climate change
Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or de…
the natural warming of the surface and lower atmosphere of Ea…
An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosph…
A change in temperature, precipitation, or wind of a region,…
fluctuation
Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or de…
greenhouse effect
the natural warming of the surface and lower atmosphere of Ea…
30 terms
Climate Change
weather
climate
polar
temperate
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
long-term average of weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
20 terms
Climate and Climate Change Vocabulary
Climate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
Temperate Zone
Refers to the average, year-after-year conditions of temperat…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5 north latitude…
Areas near the poles; extend from 66.5 to 90 north and 66.5 t…
Area between the tropical and the polar zone.
Climate
Refers to the average, year-after-year conditions of temperat…
Tropical Zone
The area near the equator, between about 23.5 north latitude…
6 terms
Climate Change
climate change
global warming
habitat
fossil fuels
n., long term change in weather patterns around the world, su…
n., a rise in the average temperature near Earth's surface
n., environment, home, natural surroundings
n., energy sources from the earth, such as coal, gas, and oil…
climate change
n., long term change in weather patterns around the world, su…
global warming
n., a rise in the average temperature near Earth's surface
20 terms
Climate Change
Climate Change
Global Warming
El Nino
Lots of Rain
Gradual warming of the earth and its atmosphere that may be c…
Increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, from b…
A short term climate change due to changes in ocean currents…
What kind of weather does El Nino bring to California?
Climate Change
Gradual warming of the earth and its atmosphere that may be c…
Global Warming
Increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, from b…
24 terms
Climate change
to be at risk
to put an end to
to choke
greenhouse effect
to be at risk
to put an end to
8 terms
climate change
glacier
precipitation
endangered species
volcanic ash
glacier
precipitation
Climate change
rubbish
global warming
the melting of the ice cap
climate change
rubbish
global warming
28 terms
Climate & Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
A small area with climate conditions that differ from those a…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5 degrees north l…
The areas extending from about 66.5 degrees to 90 degrees nor…
climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
microclimate
A small area with climate conditions that differ from those a…
12 terms
Climate Change
contribute
excess
vital
existence
give (something, especially money) in order to help achieve o…
too much; more than is reasonable
absolutely necessary or important; essential.
the fact or state of living or having objective reality
contribute
give (something, especially money) in order to help achieve o…
excess
too much; more than is reasonable
31 terms
Climate Change
enhanced greenhouse effect
albedo
fresh snow
ocean water
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
type of surface that can reflect up to 90% of the sun's energ…
type of surface that can reflect only 5% of the sun's energy…
enhanced greenhouse effect
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
albedo
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
23 terms
Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5⁰ north latitude…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5⁰ to 90⁰ north and…
climate
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
14 terms
Climate Change
気候変動(きこうへんどう)
地球温暖化(ちきゅうおんだんか)
二酸化炭素(にさんかたんそ)
石炭(せきたん)
Climate change
Global warming
Carbon dioxide
Coal
気候変動(きこうへんどう)
Climate change
地球温暖化(ちきゅうおんだんか)
Global warming
7 terms
Climate Change
climate change
global warming
habitat
fossil fuels
long term change in weather patterns around the world, such a…
a rise in the average temperature near Earth's surface
environment, home, natural surroundings
energy sources from the earth, such as coal, gas, and oil; th…
climate change
long term change in weather patterns around the world, such a…
global warming
a rise in the average temperature near Earth's surface
23 terms
Climate change
foul
surge
sewage system
sewage
terrible, awful
big rise
water and waste system
waste water
foul
terrible, awful
surge
big rise
9 terms
Climate Change
weather
atmosphere
climate
Convection current
short term conditions in the atmosphere
Thin layer of gases surrounding the Earth.
Long-term weather pattern of an area
Warm air and water rises, cold air and water sinks
weather
short term conditions in the atmosphere
atmosphere
Thin layer of gases surrounding the Earth.
54 terms
Climate Change
weather
climate
ultraviolet radiation
infrared radiation
The condition of Earth's atmosphere including temperature, pr…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time.
a form of invisible, high energy radiation emitted by the Sun…
a form of invisible, low energy radiation that is emitted by…
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere including temperature, pr…
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time.
26 terms
Climate Change
enhanced greenhouse effect
albedo
fresh snow
ocean water
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
type of surface that can reflect up to 90% of the sun's energ…
type of surface that can reflect only 5% of the sun's energy…
enhanced greenhouse effect
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
albedo
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
9 terms
Climate Change
climate change
global warming
habitat
fossil fuels
n., long term change in weather patterns around the world, su…
n., a rise in the average temperature near Earth's surface
n., environment, home, natural surroundings
n., energy sources from the earth, such as coal, gas, and oil…
climate change
n., long term change in weather patterns around the world, su…
global warming
n., a rise in the average temperature near Earth's surface
10 terms
Climate change
weather
climate
fossil fuels
livestock
Atmospheric conditions such as temperature and precipitation…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
A natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed from the remains o…
Domesticated animals that are raised to be used on a farm or…
weather
Atmospheric conditions such as temperature and precipitation…
climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
5 terms
Climate change
global warming
greenhouse effect
drought
flood
global warming
greenhouse effect
Climate Change
weather
climate
ultraviolet radiation
infrared radiation
The condition of Earth's atmosphere including temperature, pr…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time.
a form of invisible, high energy radiation emitted by the Sun…
a form of invisible, low energy radiation that is emitted by…
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere including temperature, pr…
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time.
12 terms
Climate Change
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse Gases
Greenhouse Effect
state of the atmosphere at a particular place at a particular…
long-term prevailing weather conditions at a particular place…
gases that absorb and radiate heat (infrared radiation)
the process by which radiation from a planet's atmosphere war…
Weather
state of the atmosphere at a particular place at a particular…
Climate
long-term prevailing weather conditions at a particular place…
22 terms
Climate Change
Biodiversity
Ozone
Climate
Weather
genetically based variation of all organisms in the biosphere
a layer of Earth's atmosphere (protective)
The statistical average of weather conditions over a long per…
The set of atmospheric conditions you experience at a specifi…
Biodiversity
genetically based variation of all organisms in the biosphere
Ozone
a layer of Earth's atmosphere (protective)
28 terms
Climate Change
greenhouse gases
carbon dioxide
methane
nitrous oxide
a gas that is produced when people and animals breathe out, o…
a gas that has no colour or smell, used for cooking and heating
a type of gas with a sweet smell that is used as a weak anaes…
greenhouse gases
carbon dioxide
a gas that is produced when people and animals breathe out, o…
climate change
climate change
carbon dioxide
hot
fuel
climate change
carbon dioxide
6 terms
Climate Change
fluctuation
greenhouse effect
global warming
climate change
Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or de…
the natural warming of the surface and lower atmosphere of Ea…
An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosph…
A change in temperature, precipitation, or wind of a region,…
fluctuation
Frequent irregular change back and forth from one state or de…
greenhouse effect
the natural warming of the surface and lower atmosphere of Ea…
12 terms
Climate Change
massive
exponential
albeit
per capita
Large and heavy; great in size or scope
Increase in a J-shaped curve.
Although, even though
per person
massive
Large and heavy; great in size or scope
exponential
Increase in a J-shaped curve.
12 terms
Climate change
Climate change
Non-renewable energy
Renewable energy
Carbon footprint
Change in the weather patterns that causes a rise or a declin…
For example: fossil fuels, nuclear fuels
For example: solar power, wind power, ocean energy
Total of greenhouse gases caused by humans.
Climate change
Change in the weather patterns that causes a rise or a declin…
Non-renewable energy
For example: fossil fuels, nuclear fuels
14 terms
Climate change
Climate change
Global warming
Drought
Earthquake
changement climatique
réchauffement climatique
sécheresse
séisme
Climate change
changement climatique
Global warming
réchauffement climatique
21 terms
Climate change
climate change
Earth's climate is subject to natural…
Ice ages were caused by long-term fluc…
There are also catastrophic changes, e…
Klimawandel
Das Klima der Erde ist natürlichem Wandel unterworfen.
Eiszeiten wurden von längerfristigen Schwankungen ausgelöst (…
Es gibt auch verheerende Veränderungen, z.B. Temperaturveränd…
climate change
Klimawandel
Earth's climate is subject to natural…
Das Klima der Erde ist natürlichem Wandel unterworfen.
CLIMATE CHANGE
climate change
carbon dioxide
hot
fuel
climate change
carbon dioxide
27 terms
Climate Change
Evidence of Global Warming
Greenhouse Effect
Greenhouse Gases (GHGs)
Sources of Carbon Dioxide
• surface temperature increase... • tropospheric temperatures in…
some of the infrared radiation from the sun passes through th…
• Carbon Dioxide... • Ozone... • Nitrous Oxide... • Methane... • Water Va…
when there is fuel combustion there is a release of carbon di…
Evidence of Global Warming
• surface temperature increase... • tropospheric temperatures in…
Greenhouse Effect
some of the infrared radiation from the sun passes through th…
12 terms
climate change
climate change
carbon dioxide
hot
fuel
climate change
carbon dioxide
9 terms
CLIMATE CHANGE
CLIMATE CHANGE
Flood
Drought
Typhoon
A change in the world's climate
An overflowing of water in a normally dry area.
A long period of dry weather
A tropical storm
CLIMATE CHANGE
A change in the world's climate
Flood
An overflowing of water in a normally dry area.
30 terms
Climate Change
greenhouse effect
albedo
fresh snow
ocean water
When greenhouse gases trap heat in the Earth's atmosphere
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
type of surface that can reflect up to 90% of the sun's energ…
type of surface that can reflect only 5% of the sun's energy…
greenhouse effect
When greenhouse gases trap heat in the Earth's atmosphere
albedo
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
14 terms
climate change
greenhouse
warming
to rise
to commit
serra
riscaldamento
aumentare
impegnarsi
greenhouse
serra
warming
riscaldamento
17 terms
Climate Change
enhanced greenhouse effect
albedo
fresh snow
ocean water
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
type of surface that can reflect up to 90% of the sun's energ…
type of surface that can reflect only 5% of the sun's energy…
enhanced greenhouse effect
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
albedo
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
53 terms
CLIMATE CHANGE
le changement climatique
le réchauffement climatique
une feuille
un trou
climate change
global warming
a leaf
a hole
le changement climatique
climate change
le réchauffement climatique
global warming
21 terms
Climate Change
energy pyramid
ecosystem
energy consumption
energy production
a graphical model of energy flow in a community. The differen…
a natural system is all the living things, from plants and an…
Energy consumption is the consumption of energy or power.
energy production refers to forms of primary energy--petroleu…
energy pyramid
a graphical model of energy flow in a community. The differen…
ecosystem
a natural system is all the living things, from plants and an…
8 terms
Climate Change
Carbon dioxide (n)
Greenhouse effect (n)
Coal (n)
Natural gas (n)
(CO2) is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through human act…
The greenhouse effect is a natural process that warms the Ear…
"mineral of fossilized carbon"
It is a fossil fuel formed when layers of buried plants, gase…
Carbon dioxide (n)
(CO2) is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through human act…
Greenhouse effect (n)
The greenhouse effect is a natural process that warms the Ear…
18 terms
Climate Change
Climate
Weather
Latitude
Longitude
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Weather
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
12 terms
Climate Change
Weather
Climate
Storms
Ice Cores
the state of the atmosphere at a certain place and time
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
Phenomenon which combines high pressure and low pressure
A type of research which allows researchers to tell the clima…
Weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain place and time
Climate
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
16 terms
Climate Change
climate change
Coriolis Effect
PFB (Positive Feedback Loop)
storm surge
a long-term change in the earth's climate, especially a chang…
Causes the rotational motion of the ocean and air currents on…
event 1 causes event 2 which increases event 1 again. this ac…
an abnormal rise in the level of the sea along a coast caused…
climate change
a long-term change in the earth's climate, especially a chang…
Coriolis Effect
Causes the rotational motion of the ocean and air currents on…
60 terms
Climate Change
climate
ice
atmosphere
earth
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time気候
frozen water... 氷
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.... 雰囲気
3rd planet from the sun... 地球
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time気候
ice
frozen water... 氷
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