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ESC1000 Chapter 17 Moisture, Clouds and Precipitation
Melting
Cooling process
Freezing
Heating process
Substance solid transforms to liquid. A cooling process
Is melting a heating or cooling process?
liquid transforms to solid. A heating process.
Is freezing a heating or cooling process?
Melting
Substance solid transforms to liquid. A cooling process
Cooling process
Is melting a heating or cooling process?
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ESC1000 Chapter 17 Clouds
cumulus
cirrus
cirrostratus
cirrocumulus
Form of cloud that is puff balls, often with a flat base (but…
Cloud that is high level and wispy, or light and patchy in fo…
High level, very light layers of cloud.
High level, puffy ball clouds.
cumulus
Form of cloud that is puff balls, often with a flat base (but…
cirrus
Cloud that is high level and wispy, or light and patchy in fo…
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Geography 1000 : Clouds and precipitation End and climate and environment change
Climate change
paleoclimatology
weather
Climate
a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribut…
study of past climates
observations in meteorological phenomena day to day ... -Chaotic…
observations in meteorological phenomena over a long period o…
Climate change
a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribut…
paleoclimatology
study of past climates
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Moisture, Clouds & Precipitation Vocabulary
Precipitation
Latent heat
Evaporation
condensation
any form of water that falls from a cloud
the energy absorbed or released during a change in state
the process of converting a liquid to a gas
the change of state from a gas to a liquid
Precipitation
any form of water that falls from a cloud
Latent heat
the energy absorbed or released during a change in state
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ESC1000
The smallest particle that exists as a…
Most minerals are chemical
Which of the following minerals could…
Which of the following igneous rocks c…
Atom
Compounds
Quartz
Granite
The smallest particle that exists as a…
Atom
Most minerals are chemical
Compounds
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ESC1000 Chapter 7 Review
Magma
Lava
Viscosity
Eruption Column
molten rock that usually contains some crystals and varying a…
erupted magma
magma's mobility (resistance to flow)
a buoyant plume of hot, ash-laden gases that can extend thous…
Magma
molten rock that usually contains some crystals and varying a…
Lava
erupted magma
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Ch. 12 Quiz - Moisture, Clouds, Precipitation
b. calorie p. 342
e. sublimation p. 343
c. relative p. 344
c. 100% p.345
1. The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of on…
2. What term is used to describe the conversion of a solid di…
3. The ratio of the air's actual water-vapor content to its p…
4. When air is saturated, its relative humidity is ____.... a.…
b. calorie p. 342
1. The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of on…
e. sublimation p. 343
2. What term is used to describe the conversion of a solid di…
ESC 1000 Final Exam Part 2
what is a rock?
what is cement
what is a clastic rock
what is a crystalline rock
a coherent and naturally occurring solid consisting of an agg…
natural mineral material the precipitates to fill the spaces…
one held together by cement
one who's crystals interlock with eachother
what is a rock?
a coherent and naturally occurring solid consisting of an agg…
what is cement
natural mineral material the precipitates to fill the spaces…
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Chapter 17 Moisture Clouds & Precipitation
precipitation
latent heat
evaporation
condensation
any form of water that falls from a cloud
the energy absorbed or released during a change in state
the process of converting a liquid to a gas
the change of state from a gas to a liquid
precipitation
any form of water that falls from a cloud
latent heat
the energy absorbed or released during a change in state
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ESC 1000 (Exam Two)
Rock
Cement (Holds rocks together)
Clastic rock (Holds rocks together)
Crystalline rock
A naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more mineral…
Hardening and welding of clastic sediments by the precipitati…
Are composed of fragments or clasts of pre-existing minerals…
Rocks whose crystals are grow in place and interlock with eac…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more mineral…
Cement (Holds rocks together)
Hardening and welding of clastic sediments by the precipitati…
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ESC1000 Midterm Study Guide
Aside from Earth, the terrestrial plan…
Eratosthenes was the first person to a…
Our Sun belongs to a Galaxy known as
The closest galaxy to ours is blank, w…
Mars, Mercury, and Venus
Observing shadows simultaneously cast at two different cities…
the Milky Way
Andromeda; 2.2
Aside from Earth, the terrestrial plan…
Mars, Mercury, and Venus
Eratosthenes was the first person to a…
Observing shadows simultaneously cast at two different cities…
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Earth Science Chapter 18 Moisture, Clouds, & Precipitation
precipitation
latent heat
evaporation
condensation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Hidden heat that can produce a change in state of water, also…
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas
The change of state from a gas to a liquid
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
latent heat
Hidden heat that can produce a change in state of water, also…
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ESC 1000 Test 1
Meteorologist
What what type of electromagnetic is u…
_______ is an example of a renewable r…
What did the ancient Greek philosopher…
Scientists that would most likely be involved in the study if…
Radio Waves
Solar Energy
That it was the center of the universe
Meteorologist
Scientists that would most likely be involved in the study if…
What what type of electromagnetic is u…
Radio Waves
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ESC1000 test 2
rock
cement
crystalline rock
bedrock
coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting of minerals
natural mineral material that precipitates to fill the space…
rocks where crystals interlock with each other
underlying the surface and still attached to the crust
rock
coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting of minerals
cement
natural mineral material that precipitates to fill the space…
ESC1000 Final
The study of nature and the search for…
The constant interplay between experim…
Yes, they must be able to make predict…
Never, it is an ongoing process.
What is Science?
What is the Scientific Method?
Do all scientific theories have to be testable?
When is science finished?
The study of nature and the search for…
What is Science?
The constant interplay between experim…
What is the Scientific Method?
ESC1000 Test 1
Science
Scientific Method
Yes, they must be able to make predict…
Never, it is an ongoing process.
The study of nature and the search for natures secrets.
The constant interplay between experiment and theory is the e…
Do all scientific theories have to be testable?
When is science finished?
Science
The study of nature and the search for natures secrets.
Scientific Method
The constant interplay between experiment and theory is the e…
ESC 1000 Final Exam Part 1
Who created the geocentric theory?
Who contributed to the heliocentric th…
What is the circumference of the earth
what is a light year
Ptolemy
Copernicus introduces it. Galileo furthers it, newton finishe…
40,008 km or 24,865 miles
the distance that light travels in one earth year, equals abo…
Who created the geocentric theory?
Ptolemy
Who contributed to the heliocentric th…
Copernicus introduces it. Galileo furthers it, newton finishe…
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ESC1000 Quiz 1
What are the defining characteristics…
What is a rock?
What are the particles that make up an…
Protons
Inorganic... Naturally Occurring... Solid ... Definite Chemical Compos…
It is a naturally occurring solid aggregate mass of mineral,…
Protons ... Neutrons... Electrons
Found in the nucleus... Have a positive charge
What are the defining characteristics…
Inorganic... Naturally Occurring... Solid ... Definite Chemical Compos…
What is a rock?
It is a naturally occurring solid aggregate mass of mineral,…
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Ch. 12 Questions - Moisture, Clouds, Precipitation
Summarize the processes by which water…
Explain the principal of the sling psy…
On a warm summer day when the the rela…
Why does air cool when it rises throug…
1. Heat is absorbed when ice changes to water (melting), when…
7. Sling psychrometer: The lower the relative humidity, the m…
8. Since the relative humidity is high, there would be a mini…
9. As air rises, it expands because air pressure decreases wi…
Summarize the processes by which water…
1. Heat is absorbed when ice changes to water (melting), when…
Explain the principal of the sling psy…
7. Sling psychrometer: The lower the relative humidity, the m…
ESC1000 Quiz 4
4 layers of the atmosphere?
6 miles thick... has waves... unstable and p…
has the very thickest atmosphere... 50 mi…
in the thermosphere _____ and _______…
1.troposphere... 2.stratosphere... 3.Mesosphere... 4.thermosphere
troposphere
thermosphere
nitrogen/oxygen/sun/aurora
4 layers of the atmosphere?
1.troposphere... 2.stratosphere... 3.Mesosphere... 4.thermosphere
6 miles thick... has waves... unstable and p…
troposphere
ESC 1000 FSU exam 2
Rock
Cement
Clastic Rock
Crystalline Rock
a rock is coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting…
natural mineral material (ions carried in groundwater) that p…
a rock held together by cement
rocks whose crystals interlock with each other
Rock
a rock is coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting…
Cement
natural mineral material (ions carried in groundwater) that p…
ESC1000 Exam Part 4
bed
basement rock
clastic
chemical
layers in which sedimentary rocks occur
sedimentary rocks cover underlying __________
composed of cemented mineral grains and/or rock fragments
precipitated minerals
bed
layers in which sedimentary rocks occur
basement rock
sedimentary rocks cover underlying __________
FSU ESC1000 exam 1 (part 1)
What is cosmology?
The early models of the universe is ca…
Geocentric is a theory by........ and…
Heliocentric is a theory by........ an…
The study of the structure and evolution of the universe.
Geocentric & Heliocentric
-Alexandria... -Our solar system revolves around the earth
-Copernicus... -Our solar system revolves around the sun
What is cosmology?
The study of the structure and evolution of the universe.
The early models of the universe is ca…
Geocentric & Heliocentric
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ESC1000 Exam 2
Atomic Structure
Atomic Number
Atomic Mass
Isotope
Includes a nucleus, composed of protons & neutrons, surrounde…
# of protons
# of protons & neutrons
"Same element with different # of neutrons and different mass…
Atomic Structure
Includes a nucleus, composed of protons & neutrons, surrounde…
Atomic Number
# of protons
ESC1000 Exam 2 Part 1
Rock
Cement
Clastic Rock
Crystalline Rock
a coherent and naturally occurring solid, made of many minerals
natural mineral material that precipitates to fill the space…
a rock held together by cement
a rock whose crystals interlock with eachother
Rock
a coherent and naturally occurring solid, made of many minerals
Cement
natural mineral material that precipitates to fill the space…
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Earth Science Chapter 18 Moisture, Clouds, & Precipitation
precipitation
latent heat
evaporation
condensation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Hidden heat that can produce a change in state of water, also…
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas
The change of state from a gas to a liquid
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
latent heat
Hidden heat that can produce a change in state of water, also…
ESC1000 Q14
Water molecules leave the solid state…
Water molecules leave the liquid state…
Which of the following cloud types pro…
Which of the following cloud types pro…
Melting and sublimination
Freezing and Desposition
None of the above
Stratus
Water molecules leave the solid state…
Melting and sublimination
Water molecules leave the liquid state…
Freezing and Desposition
Moisture, Clouds, and Precipitation
The most important gas for atmospheric…
change from solid to liquid
melting requires what kind of energy
the energy required to change state
water vapor
melting
latent heat
latent heat
The most important gas for atmospheric…
water vapor
change from solid to liquid
melting
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ESC1000 Chapter 19 Weather Patterns and Severe Storms
Air mass
Front
Polar air mass
Tropical air mass
very large parcel of air that moves across the surface with s…
the line where two or more air masses meet.
Air mass that develops at high latitudes and is cold.
Air mass that develops at low latitudes (30 degrees and south…
Air mass
very large parcel of air that moves across the surface with s…
Front
the line where two or more air masses meet.
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ESC1000 Chapter 18 Air Pressure and Wind
Barometer
1013 millibars
1 bar
Decreases
a device used to measure air pressure
Average air pressure at sea level, in millibars
Average air pressure at sea level, in bars
What does air pressure do with altitude?
Barometer
a device used to measure air pressure
1013 millibars
Average air pressure at sea level, in millibars
FSU GLY1000 Exam 2 Goddard (Danny)
Minerals are:
In crystalline lattices of minerals,
Minerals form through
There are 4000 known types of minerals…
-Homogeneous... -naturally occurring... -solid substance w/ a chemi…
atoms occur in a specific pattern
- Solidification of the melt... - Precipitation from a water sol…
color, streak, hardness, luster, specific gravity, crystal fo…
Minerals are:
-Homogeneous... -naturally occurring... -solid substance w/ a chemi…
In crystalline lattices of minerals,
atoms occur in a specific pattern
ESC1000/Gly1000 Fsu final
Atomic Structure
The different layers of Earth? ... Crust…
Evidence of plate tectonics
Paleomagnetism
Natural substances are made from the ~90 chemical elements
CRUST... - continental crust ... - oceanic crust ... -crust + uppermos…
Continental Drift (Wegner 1915)... Paleo-climate belts... Fossil re…
Based on the principle that in molten igneous rocks, or unlit…
Atomic Structure
Natural substances are made from the ~90 chemical elements
The different layers of Earth? ... Crust…
CRUST... - continental crust ... - oceanic crust ... -crust + uppermos…
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Earth Science Chapter 18 Moisture, Clouds, & Precipitation
precipitation
latent heat
evaporation
condensation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Hidden heat that can produce a change in state of water, also…
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas
The change of state from a gas to a liquid
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
latent heat
Hidden heat that can produce a change in state of water, also…
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esc 1000 test 3 odom
mass wasting
factors that effect mass wasting (infl…
ways in which human activity can influ…
natural processes that over-steepen sl…
the down slope movement of rock, soil, or sediment under the…
nature of the materials (unconsolidated sediment-soil or cons…
surface mining, construction, pumping (water, oil, etc), irri…
stream erosion, wave erosion, tectonic uplift, volcanic activ…
mass wasting
the down slope movement of rock, soil, or sediment under the…
factors that effect mass wasting (infl…
nature of the materials (unconsolidated sediment-soil or cons…
ESC 1000 Chapter 11
What are landscapes developed by catas…
Who concluded that the Earth was only…
What is the fundamental principle of G…
What is the slogan of Uniformitarianism?
Catastrophism
James Ussher
Uniformitarianism
The present is the key to the past
What are landscapes developed by catas…
Catastrophism
Who concluded that the Earth was only…
James Ussher
Moisture, Clouds, and Percipitation
adiabatic rate
Clouds
What are processes that change the sta…
Latent heat
Increase in elevation = Temperature decreases with no loss of…
Collections of particles of water or ice suspended in the air…
Melting, evaporation, freezing, and precipitation
The quantity of heat absorbed or released by a substance unde…
adiabatic rate
Increase in elevation = Temperature decreases with no loss of…
Clouds
Collections of particles of water or ice suspended in the air…
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ESC 1000 (Exam Three)
Rock
Cement (Holds grains together)
Clastic rock (Holds rocks together)
Crystalline rock
A naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more mineral…
Mineral material that precipitates from water and fills the s…
Are composed of fragments or clasts of pre-existing minerals…
Rocks whose crystals grow in place and interlock with each ot…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid aggregate of one or more mineral…
Cement (Holds grains together)
Mineral material that precipitates from water and fills the s…
Moisture, clouds, and precipitation
water vapor
melting
latent heat
evaporation
the most important gas for atmospheric processes
change from ice to liquid water
the energy required to change state
change from liquid to gas
water vapor
the most important gas for atmospheric processes
melting
change from ice to liquid water
ESC 1000 IV Exam
The process involved in changes of sta…
The difference between Absolute and Re…
How air temperature changes in rising…
The horizontal cloud development from…
Melting-solid to liquid less caloric energy is required, evap…
Absolute Humidity is the weight of water vapor in a specified…
Air temperature decreases in rising unstable air and increase…
cool surface air is forced upward, same temperature as the su…
The process involved in changes of sta…
Melting-solid to liquid less caloric energy is required, evap…
The difference between Absolute and Re…
Absolute Humidity is the weight of water vapor in a specified…
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ESC 1000 PSC Shelton Unit 5
Study of the universe
The cosmos
the distance light travels in space
Light-speed =
Astronomy/Cosmosology
complex and orderly systemed universe
Lightyear=
186,000 mi/sec or 300,000 km/sec
Study of the universe
Astronomy/Cosmosology
The cosmos
complex and orderly systemed universe
ESC 1000 Final Exam powerpoint 4
Crystal
Every mineral has two fundamental char…
Definition of minerals: (6 reasons)
Mineral Formation
A solid, with atoms arranged in a highly ordered structure... T…
• Crystal structure... • Chemical composition
. Naturally occurring... • Solid (element or compound)... • Formed…
Solidification of a melt Precipitation from a water solution…
Crystal
A solid, with atoms arranged in a highly ordered structure... T…
Every mineral has two fundamental char…
• Crystal structure... • Chemical composition
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Mod 7--Clouds Etc
Weather
Climate
Thermal energy
Water Vapor
Condition of earth's atmosphere
Steady Condition of a region
Energy from the sun
In atmosphere is humidity or condenses to clouds
Weather
Condition of earth's atmosphere
Climate
Steady Condition of a region
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ESC 1000 final exam Powerpoint 5
Definition of a rock
cement
Crystalline
WENTWORTH SCALE
A rock is coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting…
natural mineral material (ions carried in groundwater) that p…
Rocks whose crystals interlock with each other are crystalline.
a scale for specifying the sizes (diameters) of sedimentary p…
Definition of a rock
A rock is coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting…
cement
natural mineral material (ions carried in groundwater) that p…
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Clouds
Cirrus
Cumulus
Cumulonimbus
Stratus
Highest cloud formation: they appear long, thin, and feathery…
closest to earth: appear on hot sunny days: White puffs of co…
Look like giant mushrooms, usually indicate bad weather. rang…
These clouds are long, straight, and thin. 2,000 to 6,500
Cirrus
Highest cloud formation: they appear long, thin, and feathery…
Cumulus
closest to earth: appear on hot sunny days: White puffs of co…
ESC Ch. 7/8
Sedimentary Rock
Four Major Classes
five steps of production clastic sedim…
Characteristics of clastic sedimentary…
rocks that form at or near the surface of the Earth in one of…
-clastic sedimentary rocks (cemented together)... -biochemical s…
- weathering- grains form disintegration of pre-existing bedr…
-clasp size ... -clasp composition ... -Angularity/sphericity ... -sor…
Sedimentary Rock
rocks that form at or near the surface of the Earth in one of…
Four Major Classes
-clastic sedimentary rocks (cemented together)... -biochemical s…
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Earth Science Moisture Clouds and Precipitation
Latent Heat
Evaporation
Condensation
Melting
heat energy that is not associated with temperature change ... e…
Process of converting a liquid to a gas. Energy is absorbed
Process of converting a gas to a liquid. Energy is released.…
Process of converting a solid to a liquid. Energy is absorbed.
Latent Heat
heat energy that is not associated with temperature change ... e…
Evaporation
Process of converting a liquid to a gas. Energy is absorbed
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ESC 1000 exam 2
Mineral
Hydrogen, Oxygen, Carbon, Nitrogen
Silicate group
Silicon Tetrahedron
inorganic, naturally occurring solid with crystalline structure
Most common elements in Rock forming minerals
Largest group of minerals/ Silicon and Oxygen tetrahedron
1 silicon bonded with 4 oxygen molecules
Mineral
inorganic, naturally occurring solid with crystalline structure
Hydrogen, Oxygen, Carbon, Nitrogen
Most common elements in Rock forming minerals
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ESC 1000 - Exam 2
Rock
Cement
Clastic Rock
Crystalline Rock
a rock is coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting…
natural mineral material (ions carried in groundwater) that p…
a rock held together by cement
rocks whose crystals interlock with each other
Rock
a rock is coherent and naturally occurring solid, consisting…
Cement
natural mineral material (ions carried in groundwater) that p…
Earth Science Chapter 21
telescope
electromagnetic radiation
visible light
wavelength
A device built to observe distant objects by making them appe…
energy that travels through space in the form of waves
Electromagnetic radiation that can be seen with the unaided eye
distance between crest of one wave and crest of next wave
telescope
A device built to observe distant objects by making them appe…
electromagnetic radiation
energy that travels through space in the form of waves
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Meteorology Chapter 5: Cloud Development and Precipitation
Adiabatic Process
Dry Adiabatic Rate
Moist Adiabatic Rate
Lapse Rate
a parcel of air that expands and cools, or compresses and war…
a rate at which the adiabatic rate of cooling or warming rema…
heat added during condensation offsets some of the cooling du…
the rate at which the air temperature changes with altitude
Adiabatic Process
a parcel of air that expands and cools, or compresses and war…
Dry Adiabatic Rate
a rate at which the adiabatic rate of cooling or warming rema…
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