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Earth Science: Meteorology
Winds Blow...
What direction does weather move in?
High Pressure
Low Pressure
From High to low.
WENE (west to east then northeast)
Low Temp, Low Humidity... Clockwise, out
High Temp, High Humidity... Counterclockwise, in`
Winds Blow...
From High to low.
What direction does weather move in?
WENE (west to east then northeast)
51 terms
Earth & Space Meteorology
Weather
Climate
Solar Radiation
Areas around earth maintain the same a…
short term variations in atmospheric phenomena that interact…
Long term average of variations in weather for a particular a…
Is unequal partly due to the changing angle of incidence of s…
thermal energy
Weather
short term variations in atmospheric phenomena that interact…
Climate
Long term average of variations in weather for a particular a…
22 terms
Earth Science Chapter 12 Meteorology
weather
climate
source region
coriolis effect
short- term variations in atmospheric phenomena that interact…
the long- term average variations in weather for a particular…
area over which an air mass forms
the direction of Earth's winds are influenced by Earth's rota…
weather
short- term variations in atmospheric phenomena that interact…
climate
the long- term average variations in weather for a particular…
12 terms
Earth Science - Meteorology Vocabulary
Temperature
Dew Point
Relative Humidity
Air Pressure
A measure of the average vibrational kinetic energy in a subs…
The temperature at which the air would be saturated with mois…
The ratio between the actual amount of water in the air and t…
The effect of the weight of the atmosphere pressing on a give…
Temperature
A measure of the average vibrational kinetic energy in a subs…
Dew Point
The temperature at which the air would be saturated with mois…
51 terms
Meteorology- Earth Science
Weather
Ozone
Atmosphere
Water Vapor
The condition of Earth's armosphere at a particular time and…
A form of oxygen that contains 3 oxegen atoms instead of the…
The envelope of gases that surronds the planet
Invisible- it is water in th form of a gas
Weather
The condition of Earth's armosphere at a particular time and…
Ozone
A form of oxygen that contains 3 oxegen atoms instead of the…
30 terms
Unit 4 Earth Environmental Science - Meteorology
Summer Solstice
Winter Solstice
Autumnal Equinox
Spring Equinox
June 21, ... Day with the most hours of sunlight and the fewest…
Earth's position near or on December 21, at which the norther…
The day of the year that marks the beginning of fall in the N…
March 20th or 21st in the Northern Hemisphere, when both hemi…
Summer Solstice
June 21, ... Day with the most hours of sunlight and the fewest…
Winter Solstice
Earth's position near or on December 21, at which the norther…
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Earth Science Meteorology Test
What is Meteorology?
What is Weather?
What was early atmosphere like?
What does Earth have that no other pla…
The study of Earth's weather and its patterns
The state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
It contained little oxygen and more carbon dioxide than the m…
Substantial oxygen
What is Meteorology?
The study of Earth's weather and its patterns
What is Weather?
The state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
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Earth Science: Meteorology
What is the highest layer in the atmos…
_______ is the study of Earth's weathe…
________ is the state of the atmospher…
Which does the atmosphere have more of…
Exosphere
Meteorology
Weather
Nitrogen
What is the highest layer in the atmos…
Exosphere
_______ is the study of Earth's weathe…
Meteorology
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Meteorology Earth Science Quiz
What is the atmosphere made of?
What do all the common gases in the at…
How is the atmosphere divided by tempe…
Where would the lowest temperature be…
Nitrogen (78%)... Oxygen (20.9 %)... Argon (.9%)... Carbon Dioxide (.0…
All are stable and all come from volcanoes except for oxygen
1. Thermosphere (temp goes up due to more unfiltered exposure…
Top of the mesosphere
What is the atmosphere made of?
Nitrogen (78%)... Oxygen (20.9 %)... Argon (.9%)... Carbon Dioxide (.0…
What do all the common gases in the at…
All are stable and all come from volcanoes except for oxygen
16 terms
Earth Science: Meteorology & Astronomy
wet air
dry air
cold air
warm air
maritime
continental
polar
tropical
wet air
maritime
dry air
continental
10 terms
Earth science: meteorology
Continental Arctic
Continental Polar
Continental Tropical
Maritime Tropical
An extremely cold, dry air mass
A cold, dry air mass
A warm/hot, dry air mass
A warm/hot, moist air mass
Continental Arctic
An extremely cold, dry air mass
Continental Polar
A cold, dry air mass
24 terms
Meteorology Earth Science
solar energy
isolation
convection
conduction
Energy from the sun
Exposure from the sun's rays
the transfer of heat as a result of a mixing of a liquid or a…
Form of heat transfer where heat energy is directly transferr…
solar energy
Energy from the sun
isolation
Exposure from the sun's rays
16 terms
MTEL: EARTH SCIENCE: METEOROLOGY
WEATHER
ATMOSPHERE
COMPOSITION OF EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE
OZONE
The condition of Earth's atmosphere from day to day.
The envelope of gases that surrounds a planet.
1. N - 78%... 2. O - 21%... 3. Other Gases (CO2 and Ar) - ~1% (... 4.…
A form of O that has three O atoms in each molecule instead o…
WEATHER
The condition of Earth's atmosphere from day to day.
ATMOSPHERE
The envelope of gases that surrounds a planet.
48 terms
Earth Science (Meteorology)
Meteorology
Weather maps display
Temperature
air pressure
The study of Earths atmosphere and the events that occur in t…
High pressure and low pressure
A measure of the molecules of air. Hot temp =moving fast cold…
the weight of the air pushing down on a surface.
Meteorology
The study of Earths atmosphere and the events that occur in t…
Weather maps display
High pressure and low pressure
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Earth Science-Meteorology.
Trosphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Theremosphere
The layer of the atmosphere that contains most of the weather…
Second lowest layer of the atmosphere. ( Ozone is located the…
The layer of Earth's atmosphere immediately above the stratos…
The uppermost layer of the atmosphere in witch temperature in…
Trosphere
The layer of the atmosphere that contains most of the weather…
Stratosphere
Second lowest layer of the atmosphere. ( Ozone is located the…
23 terms
Earth Science Meteorology Vocabulary
radiation
conduction
convection
insolation
waves of thermal energy from the sun to the earth
the transfer of thermal energy through physical contact
currents in liquids and gases that are created by rising (hot…
the angle at which the sun's rays hit the earth
radiation
waves of thermal energy from the sun to the earth
conduction
the transfer of thermal energy through physical contact
65 terms
Meteorology Earth Science
Wind
Low density
It's density is less then water
Equator
What causes waves in the ocean?
Warm fresh water has what kind of density? (high, or Low)
Why does ice float in water?
Where on earth do hurricanes originate?
Wind
What causes waves in the ocean?
Low density
Warm fresh water has what kind of density? (high, or Low)
28 terms
Houmard Earth Science Meteorology Vocabulary
Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
The gaseous proportion of a planet; the planets envelop of ai…
The lowermost layer of the atmosphere; It is generally charac…
The layer of the atmosphere immediately above the troposphere…
The layer of atmosphere immediately above the stratosphere an…
Atmosphere
The gaseous proportion of a planet; the planets envelop of ai…
Troposphere
The lowermost layer of the atmosphere; It is generally charac…
33 terms
Sun//Earth//Meteorology
Geocentric Model
Heliscentic Model
Interstellar Cloud
Solar Nebula
Ancient Greek's model of the solar system in which the moon,…
Model in which Earth and the other planets order the Sun.
Clouds of gases such as hydrogen and helium from which stars…
he disk of dust and gas that formed the Sun and planets.
Geocentric Model
Ancient Greek's model of the solar system in which the moon,…
Heliscentic Model
Model in which Earth and the other planets order the Sun.
35 terms
Earth Science Meteorology
Layer of Earth where you live/where we…
Earth's layers bottom to top
Which layer contains the ozone
Why is the ozone so important? What po…
Troposphere
Tropo, Strato, Meso, Thermo
Stratosphere
The ozone absorbs UV radiation and protects from harmful radi…
Layer of Earth where you live/where we…
Troposphere
Earth's layers bottom to top
Tropo, Strato, Meso, Thermo
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Earth Science Meteorology Test
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Temperature tool
Heat directly transferred by touch
Heat transferred through motion, liquids, and gases in currents
Heat that moves out from a central location
Thermometer
Conduction
Heat directly transferred by touch
Convection
Heat transferred through motion, liquids, and gases in currents
40 terms
Meteorology, earth & moon vocab
jet stream
Conduction
barometer
precipitation
this is a narrow band of fast moving air in the lower Stratos…
This causes the heat of the Earth's surface to warm the air a…
instrument used to measure pressure
rain, sleet, snow, and hail are all known as?
jet stream
this is a narrow band of fast moving air in the lower Stratos…
Conduction
This causes the heat of the Earth's surface to warm the air a…
25 terms
Earth Science (Meteorology)
Dew Point
Slingphyscrometer
Barometer
Annamometer (anna loves icecream)
level is higher when humidity occurs
measures relative humidity
measures air pressure
measures wind speed
Dew Point
level is higher when humidity occurs
Slingphyscrometer
measures relative humidity
105 terms
Earth Science Meteorology Test
What is Meteorology?
What is Weather?
What was early atmosphere like?
What does Earth have that no other pla…
The study of Earth's weather and its patterns
The state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
It contained little oxygen and more carbon dioxide than the m…
Substantial oxygen
What is Meteorology?
The study of Earth's weather and its patterns
What is Weather?
The state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
20 terms
Earth Science: Meteorology Vocabulary
Accumulation
Air Pressure
Condensation
Conduction
A collection, something gathered
Pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing down…
Molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water
Direct transfer of thermal (heat) energy from one substance t…
Accumulation
A collection, something gathered
Air Pressure
Pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing down…
earth science meteorology
meteorology
weather
weather variables
climate
study of the atmosphere
current state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
temperature, pressure, wind, speed, and humidity
long term trends in weather variables for a given area over a…
meteorology
study of the atmosphere
weather
current state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
89 terms
Earth Science: meteorology
As temperature increases, air pressure…
As pressure increases, temperature ...
As humidity increases, pressure ...
Nitrogen ?%
Decreases
Increases
Decreases
78%
As temperature increases, air pressure…
Decreases
As pressure increases, temperature ...
Increases
53 terms
Earth Science: Meteorology Vocab
Atmosphere
Air Pressure
Troposphere
Stratosphere
The envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
The force exerted by the weight of particles of air.
The lowest region of the atmosphere.
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere.
Atmosphere
The envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
Air Pressure
The force exerted by the weight of particles of air.
54 terms
Earth Science: Meteorology Study Guide
weather
climate
ozone
atmospheric duct
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation, found in the st…
a layer in the atmosphere where microwaves refract instead of…
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
16 terms
Meteorology - Earth Science
thermometer
barometer
anemometer
hygrometer
measures temperature
measures air pressure
measures wind speed
measures relative humidity
thermometer
measures temperature
barometer
measures air pressure
71 terms
Rubesha Earth's atmosphere / Meteorology
weather
meteorology
meteorologist
thermometer
the state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place
the study of the pattern of weather
a specialist who studies processes in the earth's atmosphere…
measure air temperatures
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place
meteorology
the study of the pattern of weather
50 terms
Earth Science - Chapter 12 - Meteorology
meteorology
weather
climate
air mass
study of events in the atmosphere
day to day temperature
long term temperature
large body of air that takes on characteristics of the area o…
meteorology
study of events in the atmosphere
weather
day to day temperature
49 terms
Earth Science - Meteorology and the Sun
Weather
Climate
Causes of Weather 1
Causes of Weather 2
Day to day changes in Troposphere
Average weather conditions over a long period of time in a Gi…
Energy Received from Sun
Rotation of Earth
Weather
Day to day changes in Troposphere
Climate
Average weather conditions over a long period of time in a Gi…
38 terms
Earth Science Unit 6 Meteorology
conduction
convection
ozone
radiation
the transfer of energy that occurs when molecules collide.
the transfer of energy by the flow of a heated substance.
is a gas formed by the addition of a third oxygen atom to an…
the transfer of energy through space by visible light, UV rad…
conduction
the transfer of energy that occurs when molecules collide.
convection
the transfer of energy by the flow of a heated substance.
66 terms
Earth Science - Meteorology and the Atmosphere
Meterology
Weather
Climate
Atmosphere
The study of the atmosphere
The general condition of the atmosphere at a given time and l…
Long-term weather patterns and conditions
the layer is gases and particles surrounding earth
Meterology
The study of the atmosphere
Weather
The general condition of the atmosphere at a given time and l…
96 terms
Meteorology - Earth Science Exam Review
What is the atmosphere?
What are some purposes of the Earth's…
How much of the Earth's atmosphere is…
How much of the Earth's atmosphere is…
the atmosphere is the layer of air that surrounds Earth
Supports plant and animal life... Protects us from UV light... Ma…
78%
21%
What is the atmosphere?
the atmosphere is the layer of air that surrounds Earth
What are some purposes of the Earth's…
Supports plant and animal life... Protects us from UV light... Ma…
47 terms
Earth Science -- Meteorology
high pressure
low pressure
water cycle
anticyclone
colder... the wind moves clockwise... associated with fair weather…
hotter... the wind moves counter clockwise... associated with cloud…
evaporation... condensation... precipitation... transpiration... surface…
high pressure zone
high pressure
colder... the wind moves clockwise... associated with fair weather…
low pressure
hotter... the wind moves counter clockwise... associated with cloud…
23 terms
Meteorology - Earth Science
outgassing
air pressure
barometer
anticyclone
gases vented by volcanoes
caused by weight of atmosphere
instrument used to measure air pressure
high pressure system that often brings cool, clear weather as…
outgassing
gases vented by volcanoes
air pressure
caused by weight of atmosphere
10 terms
earth science meteorology
high pressure system
low pressure system
air mass
dewpoint
A high pressure system is a whirling mass of cool, dry air th…
A low pressure system is a whirling mass of warm, moist air t…
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
the temperature at which you have reached 100 percent relativ…
high pressure system
A high pressure system is a whirling mass of cool, dry air th…
low pressure system
A low pressure system is a whirling mass of warm, moist air t…
60 terms
Sun, Earth, Meteorology & Climate
scientific theory
scientific law
geocentric universe
heliocentric universe
an explanation for something, supported by data and evidence
an observation of something, consistently observed around the…
all planets revolve around the earth
all planets revolve around sun
scientific theory
an explanation for something, supported by data and evidence
scientific law
an observation of something, consistently observed around the…
22 terms
Earth Science Meteorology
Atmospheric Pressure
Isobars
Temperature
Elevation/Altitude
the weight of the overlying atmosphere pushing down on an are…
show pressure on maps
as air____________INCREASES air pressure decreases... (warmer a…
as______________INCREASES atmospheric pressure decreases
Atmospheric Pressure
the weight of the overlying atmosphere pushing down on an are…
Isobars
show pressure on maps
39 terms
Earth science meteorology
density of object as it cools
density of object as it cools
atmosphere
air pressure
Increases
decreases
the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet
the force exerted on you by the weight of tiny particles of air
density of object as it cools
Increases
density of object as it cools
decreases
25 terms
Meteorology- Earth science
weather
humidity
relative humidity
dew point
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The amount of water vapor in the air
The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usu…
The temperature at which condensation begins
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
humidity
The amount of water vapor in the air
46 terms
Earth science meteorology
Decreasing air pressure brings
Increasing air pressure
an instrument that measures air pressure
Air pressure is measured in
poor weather
nice weather
barometer
inches and mb
Decreasing air pressure brings
poor weather
Increasing air pressure
nice weather
20 terms
Earth Science and Meteorology Terms
meteorology
geology
oceanography
astronomy
the study of Earth's atmosphere (weather)
study of solid Earth: rocks, minerals, earthquakes; plaate te…
the study of Earth's oceans
the study of space (universe)
meteorology
the study of Earth's atmosphere (weather)
geology
study of solid Earth: rocks, minerals, earthquakes; plaate te…
20 terms
Honors Earth Science: Meteorology
Greenhouse Effect
Isobars
Isotherms
Warmest and Coldest Months
Carbon dioxide, methane, and water vapor in the atmosphere tr…
Line on a map that join points having the same air pressure a…
Lines of a map that connect places with the same temperature.
Warmest: July, It is about the time when the atmosphere has s…
Greenhouse Effect
Carbon dioxide, methane, and water vapor in the atmosphere tr…
Isobars
Line on a map that join points having the same air pressure a…
Earth science meteorology
Troposphere
Tropopause
Stratosphere
Stratopause
Lowest level of the atmosphere, extends upwards about 12 KM (…
Boundary between the troposphere and stratosphere
Layer of the atmosphere that extends from ~12 KM -50 KM (Temp…
Boundary between the stratosphere and the mesosphere
Troposphere
Lowest level of the atmosphere, extends upwards about 12 KM (…
Tropopause
Boundary between the troposphere and stratosphere
16 terms
Earth Science Weather Meteorology
Air Pressure
Atmosphere
Barometer
Barometric Pressure
The force that air puts on an area.
Layers of gas that surrounds a planet.
A tool used to measure air pressure.
The pressure (force per unit area) of the atmosphere against…
Air Pressure
The force that air puts on an area.
Atmosphere
Layers of gas that surrounds a planet.
Earth Science Meteorology Vocabulary
a mixture of gases that surrounds a pl…
the measure of the force with which ai…
the height of an object above the Eart…
the lowest layer of the atmosphere
atmosphere
air pressure
atlitiude
troposphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a pl…
atmosphere
the measure of the force with which ai…
air pressure
20 terms
Meteorology, Earth Science
ozone layer
Humidity
Convection
air mass
is a layer of great concentration of ozone molecules about 20…
is the amount of water vapor in the air.
Warmer, lighter air is more buoyant than the cooler air above…
a batch of air that has nearly the same temperature and humid…
ozone layer
is a layer of great concentration of ozone molecules about 20…
Humidity
is the amount of water vapor in the air.
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