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Meteorology
Atmosphere
troposphere
Ozone layer
Ultraviolet Radiation
All the gas that surrounds the Earth.
The lowest layer of the Atmosphere. This is where all the Ear…
Layer of gas in the stratosphere that reflects ultraviolet ra…
A form of energy that comes from the sun.
Atmosphere
All the gas that surrounds the Earth.
troposphere
The lowest layer of the Atmosphere. This is where all the Ear…
25 terms
meteorology
weather
climate
temperature
relative humidity
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
A measure of how fast the particles in an object are moving
The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usu…
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
94 terms
Meteorology Terms
Weather
Atmosphere
Composition of the Atmosphere
Water Vapor
the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
the gaseous portion of a planet
78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 1% other gases
most important gas for the atmosphere
Weather
the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
Atmosphere
the gaseous portion of a planet
34 terms
Meteorology
Atmosphere
Air density
Air pressure
Altitude
An envelope of gaseous mass surrounding a celestial body
The amount of air molecules per volume. How tightly packed th…
Force applied by the air density in a given area
Height above sea level
Atmosphere
An envelope of gaseous mass surrounding a celestial body
Air density
The amount of air molecules per volume. How tightly packed th…
21 terms
Meteorology Chapter 6
aerovane
air pressure
barometer
anticyclone
a device like a wind mill to detect wind speed and direction
the force exerted by the weight of a column of air above a gi…
is an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
is a weather phenomenon in which there is a descending moveme…
aerovane
a device like a wind mill to detect wind speed and direction
air pressure
the force exerted by the weight of a column of air above a gi…
24 terms
Meteorology Chapter 4
adiabatic temperature
condensation
convergence
deposition
the cooling or warming of air caused when air is allowed to e…
when water vapor turns into liquid water.
when two air masses meet and the force moves them vertically.
the process of gas transformation into solid
adiabatic temperature
the cooling or warming of air caused when air is allowed to e…
condensation
when water vapor turns into liquid water.
20 terms
Meteorology Set 1
Argon
Atmosphere
Atmospheric Pressure
Carbon Dioxide
Permanent gas in the atmosphere - makes up 0.9%
Thin layers of gases that surrounds the planet and makes cond…
The force exerted by the gases pushing on an area or surface.
A Greenhouse gas that traps heat in the Troposphere. Plants m…
Argon
Permanent gas in the atmosphere - makes up 0.9%
Atmosphere
Thin layers of gases that surrounds the planet and makes cond…
Meteorology Unit Part 1
climate
weather
air pressure
barometer
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing…
An instrument used to measure changes in air pressure
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
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Meteorology Unit Vocabulary
ozone
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
form of oxygen that combines three oxygen atoms forming O3; t…
lowest atmospheric layer on Earth; all weather phenomenon occ…
(20-50km) layer above the troposphere; contains the ozone layer
middle layer of the atmosphere; meteors form here
ozone
form of oxygen that combines three oxygen atoms forming O3; t…
troposphere
lowest atmospheric layer on Earth; all weather phenomenon occ…
26 terms
Meteorology Unit Vocabulary
Meteorology
Atmosphere
Air Pressure
Wind
the study of Earth's atmosphere and weather
a mixture of gases that surround the Earth - it holds in the…
the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
the movement of air from an area of high pressure to low pres…
Meteorology
the study of Earth's atmosphere and weather
Atmosphere
a mixture of gases that surround the Earth - it holds in the…
25 terms
meteorology
weather
climate
temperature
relative humidity
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
A measure of how fast the particles in an object are moving
The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usu…
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
28 terms
Meteorology
Tropopasuse
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermoshpere
Part of the atmosphere where weather is.
Second layer of the atmosphere : has ozone layer
Middle layer of atmosphere
Temperature increase with altitude in this layer of atmosphere.
Tropopasuse
Part of the atmosphere where weather is.
Stratosphere
Second layer of the atmosphere : has ozone layer
24 terms
Meteorology
Coriolis effect
jet stream
land breeze
sea breeze
the curving of the path of the winds and ocean currents due t…
a narrow Stream band of strong wind that blows near the top o…
Breeze of air that moves from an area of high pressure over l…
cool air that flows from an area of high pressure over the oc…
Coriolis effect
the curving of the path of the winds and ocean currents due t…
jet stream
a narrow Stream band of strong wind that blows near the top o…
40 terms
Meteorology Test
Name 3 ways that heat is transferred:
Which method of heat transfer carries…
Which method of heat transfer involves…
What is convection?
1. Conduction... 2. Convection... 3. Radiation
Radiation
Conduction
Movement of heated particles up while cooled particles move d…
Name 3 ways that heat is transferred:
1. Conduction... 2. Convection... 3. Radiation
Which method of heat transfer carries…
Radiation
25 terms
Meteorology
Unit used to measure temperature
fog
condensation nuclei
cirro-
degrees Celsius
A cloud very near the surface of the Earth.
Small particles in the atmosphere around which cloud droplets…
High altitude, wispy clouds.
Unit used to measure temperature
degrees Celsius
fog
A cloud very near the surface of the Earth.
33 terms
Meteorology
atmosphere
cumulus cloud
tornado
weather map
mass of air surrounding the earth, like a blanket
a cloud with a flattened base, but puffed appearance, fair we…
very fast spiraling wind caused by temperature drop which for…
shows the principal weather conditions in a region
atmosphere
mass of air surrounding the earth, like a blanket
cumulus cloud
a cloud with a flattened base, but puffed appearance, fair we…
23 terms
Meteorology
Thermometer
Sling Pyschrometer
Barometer
Rain Gauge
An instrument used to measure temperature
Used to measure Dry Bulb (Temp) and Wet Bulb (Temp) to find R…
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
An instrument used to measure precipitation.
Thermometer
An instrument used to measure temperature
Sling Pyschrometer
Used to measure Dry Bulb (Temp) and Wet Bulb (Temp) to find R…
20 terms
Meteorology Set 1
Argon
Atmosphere
Atmospheric Pressure
Carbon Dioxide
Permanent gas in the atmosphere - makes up 0.9%
Thin layers of gases that surrounds the planet and makes cond…
The force exerted by the gases pushing on an area or surface.
A Greenhouse gas that traps heat in the Troposphere. Plants m…
Argon
Permanent gas in the atmosphere - makes up 0.9%
Atmosphere
Thin layers of gases that surrounds the planet and makes cond…
24 terms
Meteorology
Coriolis effect
jet stream
land breeze
sea breeze
the curving of the path of the winds and ocean currents due t…
a narrow band of strong wind that blows near the top of the t…
cool air that moves from an area of high pressure over land t…
cool air that flows from an area of high pressure over the oc…
Coriolis effect
the curving of the path of the winds and ocean currents due t…
jet stream
a narrow band of strong wind that blows near the top of the t…
35 terms
Ch 2 Meteorology Vocab
Joule
Power
Watt
Electromagnetic Radiation
Basic unit of energy in the International System of Units (SI…
The rate at which work is done or energy is expended. The sta…
The SI unit of power, abbreviated as W, with dimensions of en…
Energy emitted by virtue of an object's temperature. Radiatio…
Joule
Basic unit of energy in the International System of Units (SI…
Power
The rate at which work is done or energy is expended. The sta…
21 terms
Meteorology Vocabulary List
weather
barometer
condensation
microclimate
Current state of the atmosphere, including short-term variati…
Weather instrument used to measure air pressure.
Process by which a cooling gas changes into a liquid and rele…
Localized climate that differs from the surrounding regional…
weather
Current state of the atmosphere, including short-term variati…
barometer
Weather instrument used to measure air pressure.
22 terms
Meteorology Vocab. Review
Air Mass
Air Pressure
Anemometer
Barometer
large body of air that is characterized by similar temperatur…
force of column of air above a given point
measures wind speed
measures atmospheric pressure
Air Mass
large body of air that is characterized by similar temperatur…
Air Pressure
force of column of air above a given point
29 terms
Meteorology Chapter 6
Air Pressure
Barometer
Mercury Barometer
Height and Pressure
The weight of the column of air over an area
Tool for measuring pressure
First scientific way of measuring air pressure. (Pressure inc…
Pressure will stay uniform with the elevation changes
Air Pressure
The weight of the column of air over an area
Barometer
Tool for measuring pressure
61 terms
Meteorology test 2
cirrus clouds
cumulus clouds
stratus clouds
high clouds
are high, white, and thin, form delicate veil-like patches or…
consist of globular cloud masses that are described as cotton…
sheets or layers that cover much or most of the sky, close to…
cirrus, cirrostratus, cirrcoumulus, 6,000 m or above
cirrus clouds
are high, white, and thin, form delicate veil-like patches or…
cumulus clouds
consist of globular cloud masses that are described as cotton…
40 terms
Meteorology Chapter 7: Atmospheric Circulations
Scales of motion
Microscale
mesoscale
macroscale
the hierarchy of atmospheric circulations from tiny gusts to…
the smallest scale of atmospheric motions
The scale of meteorological phenomena that range in size from…
The normal meteorological synoptic scale for obtaining weathe…
Scales of motion
the hierarchy of atmospheric circulations from tiny gusts to…
Microscale
the smallest scale of atmospheric motions
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Science Olympiad Meteorology Severe Storms Vocab
Advisory
Anemometer
Anticyclone
Atmosphere
A forecast issued by the National Weather Service to highligh…
A weather instrument that measures the wind speed.
A high-pressure system that moves in a clockwise motion. Thes…
A layer of gases surrounding a planet.It's divided into five…
Advisory
A forecast issued by the National Weather Service to highligh…
Anemometer
A weather instrument that measures the wind speed.
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Meteorology
meteorology
forecast
factor
air pressure
기상학
예보하다
요인
대기압
meteorology
기상학
forecast
예보하다
31 terms
Meteorology Chapter 4
Saturated Air in the environment
Increases Evaporation
Warm vs cold air
Relative Humidity
Can always accept more water environment
Warm temperature and wind
Holds more water vapor
How close the atmosphere is to saturation
Saturated Air in the environment
Can always accept more water environment
Increases Evaporation
Warm temperature and wind
12 terms
Meteorology review 2
coalescence
nitrogen and oxygen
seabreeze
composition of cirrus clouds
When 2 cloud droplets collide to form one single droplet.
the 2 most abundant elements in the atmosphere.
when cool, dense air from over the sea flows inland.
ice crystals
coalescence
When 2 cloud droplets collide to form one single droplet.
nitrogen and oxygen
the 2 most abundant elements in the atmosphere.
93 terms
Meteorology test 3
What year did the Storm of the Century…
What is the primary weather producer i…
boundary surfaces that sparate air mas…
Can a front form between any two contr…
1993
midlatitude cyclone
front
yes
What year did the Storm of the Century…
1993
What is the primary weather producer i…
midlatitude cyclone
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Meteorology Exam 3
Air Pressure
Ideal Gas Law
high pressure
low pressure
The mass of air above a given level
Pressure = Temperature x Density x Contant
Warm air aloft is associated with?
cold air aloft is associated with?
Air Pressure
The mass of air above a given level
Ideal Gas Law
Pressure = Temperature x Density x Contant
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Meteorology review SOL
cyanobacteria
water vapor and carbon dioxide
weather
convection
these early life forms generated oxygen
these 2 factors help earth's atmosphere retain heat
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions
the major mechanism of energy transfer in the oceans, atmosph…
cyanobacteria
these early life forms generated oxygen
water vapor and carbon dioxide
these 2 factors help earth's atmosphere retain heat
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Meteorology Exam 3
Tightly packed isobars on a weather ma…
The atmospheric layer that is influenc…
​The Coriolis force is the force that…
Flights from San Francisco to New York…
High Winds
Planetary boundary
False
True
Tightly packed isobars on a weather ma…
High Winds
The atmospheric layer that is influenc…
Planetary boundary
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Meteorology Terms/concepts
warm front
when a hurrican reaches land, its inte…
eye of the hurricane
describe the effects of a cP and mT ai…
produces hours of moderate -to-light precipitation over a lar…
friction and the lack of warm, moist air.
is warmer than the rest of the storm
cP: relatively cool weather in summer, clear skies and cold t…
warm front
produces hours of moderate -to-light precipitation over a lar…
when a hurrican reaches land, its inte…
friction and the lack of warm, moist air.
58 terms
Meteorology Chapter 8-11
air mass
cP
cT
mP
A large body of air that is characterized by homogeneous phys…
Lake effect snow
summer drought in Missouri
rain in the winter in Washington state
air mass
A large body of air that is characterized by homogeneous phys…
cP
Lake effect snow
40 terms
Meteorology Test
Name 3 ways that heat is transferred:
Which method of heat transfer carries…
Which method of heat transfer involves…
What is convection?
1. Conduction... 2. Convection... 3. Radiation
Radiation
Conduction
Movement of heated particles up while cooled particles move d…
Name 3 ways that heat is transferred:
1. Conduction... 2. Convection... 3. Radiation
Which method of heat transfer carries…
Radiation
24 terms
Meteorology
Coriolis effect
jet stream
land breeze
sea breeze
the curving of the path of the winds and ocean currents due t…
a narrow Stream band of strong wind that blows near the top o…
Breeze of air that moves from an area of high pressure over l…
cool air that flows from an area of high pressure over the oc…
Coriolis effect
the curving of the path of the winds and ocean currents due t…
jet stream
a narrow Stream band of strong wind that blows near the top o…
12 terms
meteorology
Air Mass
Climate
Weather
Coriolis Effect
A large body of air that takes on the characteristics of the…
Average weather of a particular area over a long period of ti…
Current state of the atmosphere
deflects moving particles to the right above the equator and…
Air Mass
A large body of air that takes on the characteristics of the…
Climate
Average weather of a particular area over a long period of ti…
71 terms
Meteorology
Hydrosphere
Evaporation
Transpiration
Condensation
All water on earth's surface
Water from earth's surface that changes into vapor
Moisture carried through plants and evaporates
Water vapor cools water droplets forms clouds
Hydrosphere
All water on earth's surface
Evaporation
Water from earth's surface that changes into vapor
30 terms
Meteorology Everyday Weather: Weather Conditions and Descriptors
Advection Fog
Blizzard
Blowing
Blustery or Breezy or Brisk
Fog that forms as warmer, moist air moves over a cold ground.…
A winter storm which produces the following conditions for at…
A descriptor used to amplify observed weather phenomena (dust…
15 to 25 mph winds.
Advection Fog
Fog that forms as warmer, moist air moves over a cold ground.…
Blizzard
A winter storm which produces the following conditions for at…
32 terms
Meteorology Ch2 Book Notes
Two principle motions of Earth
Rotation
Revolution
perihelion
Rotation and Revolution
spinning of Earth on its axis that produces the daily cycle o…
Earth's movement in a slightly elliptical orbit around the sun.
our planet closer to the sun than at any other time, January…
Two principle motions of Earth
Rotation and Revolution
Rotation
spinning of Earth on its axis that produces the daily cycle o…
32 terms
Meteorology
Air Mass
Air Pressure
Atmosphere
Barometer
A large body of air that has similar horizontal temperature a…
The force of the atmosphere on its surroundings.
The mass of air surrounding Earth.
An instrument used to measure air pressure.
Air Mass
A large body of air that has similar horizontal temperature a…
Air Pressure
The force of the atmosphere on its surroundings.
Meteorology
weather
climate
atmosphere
troposphere
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
420 terms
Glossary from "The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology, 12 ed"
Absolute Humidity
Absolute Instability
Absolute Stability
Absolute Zero
The mass of water vapor per volume of air (usually expressed…
The condition of air that has an environmental lapse rate tha…
The condition of air that has an environmental lapse rate tha…
The zero point on the Kelvin temperature scale, representing…
Absolute Humidity
The mass of water vapor per volume of air (usually expressed…
Absolute Instability
The condition of air that has an environmental lapse rate tha…
62 terms
Meteorology
Stevenson Marine Screen
Dew Point Table
Dew Point
Hygrometer
An instrument shelter to meteorological instruments against p…
Found in Mariner Handbook (NP100)... For use with the marine scr…
A measure of atmospheric moisture. It is the temperature to w…
An instrument used for measuring the relative humidity in the…
Stevenson Marine Screen
An instrument shelter to meteorological instruments against p…
Dew Point Table
Found in Mariner Handbook (NP100)... For use with the marine scr…
14 terms
Set #2: Water Cycle/Meteorology
Weather
Water Cycle
Condensation
Precipitation
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
The change from a gas to a liquid
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Water Cycle
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
41 terms
Meteorology
cold front
warm front
transpiration
wind
The transition zone where a cold air mass is replacing a warm…
The transition zone where a warm air mass is replacing a cold…
The evaporation of water from plants into the atmosphere.
A ________ shear is the change of winds due to height.
cold front
The transition zone where a cold air mass is replacing a warm…
warm front
The transition zone where a warm air mass is replacing a cold…
38 terms
Meteorology
Meterology
Atomosphere
Weather
Climate
study of the atmosphere and the processes that cause weather
is the envelope of gases and solid particles.
day to day changes in the atmosphere (constantly changing - s…
long term patterns (variations) in the atmosphere
Meterology
study of the atmosphere and the processes that cause weather
Atomosphere
is the envelope of gases and solid particles.
37 terms
Meteorology
meteorology
troposphere
Tropopause
stratosphere
the study of Earths atmosphere
the lowest layer of the atmosphere, where we live, and where…
the top of the troposphere, 4-10 miles up.
cold, clear and dry. Where jets fly
meteorology
the study of Earths atmosphere
troposphere
the lowest layer of the atmosphere, where we live, and where…
46 terms
Meteorology
Advection
Transpiration
Interception
Where does water spend the shortest am…
the transfer of heat or matter by the flow of a fluid, especi…
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant
This is when tree's, leaves, vegetation etc, stop the water f…
In the Atmosphere
Advection
the transfer of heat or matter by the flow of a fluid, especi…
Transpiration
Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant
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