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9 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Earth science mid term
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
Astronomy
The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
The scientific study of the ocean, including the properties a…
The scientific study of Earth's atmosphere, especially in rel…
The scientific study of the universe
Geology
The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
Oceanography
The scientific study of the ocean, including the properties a…
38 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Weather and natural disasters
Weather
Natural disasters
Climate
Crack
Pogoda
Klęski żywiołowe
Klimat
Pęknięcie
Weather
Pogoda
Natural disasters
Klęski żywiołowe
16 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Science Exam Vocabulary
Science
Technology
Law
Theory
The knowledge obtained by observing natural events and condit…
The application of science for practical use
A descriptive statement or equation that reliably predicts ev…
A system of ideas that explains many related observations and…
Science
The knowledge obtained by observing natural events and condit…
Technology
The application of science for practical use
40 termscreated on December 5, 2016
气象学
Meteorology
meteorology
meteorologist
forecast
气象
气象
气象学家
(predict) 预报
Meteorology
气象
meteorology
气象
53 termscreated on December 5, 2016
War of 1812
Madison
The United States
Bladensburg
Samuel Smith
A small man but a towering intellect. He was the architext of…
Which nation declared war first in the War of 1812?
"Fought in August 1814, the Battle of ___ (in Maryland) has b…
Though he was militia officer, he commanded the defense of Ba…
Madison
A small man but a towering intellect. He was the architext of…
The United States
Which nation declared war first in the War of 1812?
17 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Weather 2016
Air Mass
Air Pressure
Anemometer
barometer
A large body of air that has properties similar to the part o…
IS DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE AIR AND IS DETERMINED BY SEVERAL…
An instrument used to measure wind speed
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
Air Mass
A large body of air that has properties similar to the part o…
Air Pressure
IS DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE AIR AND IS DETERMINED BY SEVERAL…
61 termscreated on December 5, 2016
1-6 book words
Antimony
Anomaly
Anomaly
Anomaly
a brittle, lustrous, white metallic element occurring in natu…
a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form.…
an anomalous person or thing; one that is abnormal or does no…
an odd, peculiar, or strange condition, situation, quality, e…
Antimony
a brittle, lustrous, white metallic element occurring in natu…
Anomaly
a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form.…
53 termscreated on December 5, 2016
meteorology test review
ATMOSPHERE
78% OF THE EARTHS AIR IS MADE UP OF WH…
3 SOLIDS FOUND IN THE EARTHS ATMOSPHERE
WHAT DOES OZONE ABSORB FROM THE SUN
COMBINATION OF GASES IN THE AIR
NITROGEN
DUST, SALT, AND ICE
UV RAYS
ATMOSPHERE
COMBINATION OF GASES IN THE AIR
78% OF THE EARTHS AIR IS MADE UP OF WH…
NITROGEN
12 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Meteorology
What layer of the Earth's Atmosphere i…
What is found in the stratosphere?
What two factors are used to determine…
The trapping of air by the Earth's Atm…
Troposphere
The Ozone Layer
Temperature and Altitude
The Greenhouse Effect
What layer of the Earth's Atmosphere i…
Troposphere
What is found in the stratosphere?
The Ozone Layer
20 terms
created on December 5, 2016
Weather on Earth Vocab 1
atmosphere
air
air pressure
Earth
the layers of air around the Earth; troposphere, stratosphere…
gases that surround the Earth
the force of air
the third planet from the Sun, planet where we live
atmosphere
the layers of air around the Earth; troposphere, stratosphere…
air
gases that surround the Earth
20 termscreated on December 5, 2016
SPELLING-Greek Roots
geology
biology
meteorology
technology
study of the earth
the study of life
the study of weather
use of science to achieve a practical purpose; applied scienc…
geology
study of the earth
biology
the study of life
66 termscreated on December 5, 2016
环境科学/生态学/ 气象学
环境科学
canal
ecologist
ecosystem
...
运河,排水沟
生态学家
生态系统
环境科学
...
canal
运河,排水沟
15 termscreated on December 5, 2016
16231 Flight Instruments
QFE
QNH
INS
VOR/DME
Pilots refer to their height
Pilots refer to their altitude-height above sea level
Inertial Navigation System. A type of Navaid
Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range/Distance Measuring…
QFE
Pilots refer to their height
QNH
Pilots refer to their altitude-height above sea level
50 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Atm 1050 Exam 1
Atmospheric layer in which we live is…
The lowest temperature is usually obse…
The number or mass of air molecules in…
The main reason nighttime radio broadc…
Troposphere
around sunrise
density
the low D-level region of the ionosphere is weaker at night
Atmospheric layer in which we live is…
Troposphere
The lowest temperature is usually obse…
around sunrise
21 termscreated on December 5, 2016
5月易考热词
竞价排名机制
征兵制度
军事演习
知识产权
paid listing practice
conscription
military drill
intellectual property
竞价排名机制
paid listing practice
征兵制度
conscription
40 termscreated on December 4, 2016
ENVS 345 Things to know
competition
amensalism
neutralism
commensalism
Species interactions: both negative
Species interactions: one negative, one neutral
Species interactions: both neutral
Species interactions: one neutral, one positive
competition
Species interactions: both negative
amensalism
Species interactions: one negative, one neutral
123 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Bis Midterm 1
What is ECOLOGY?
Abiotic (non-living) environmental fac…
Biotic (living) environmental factors
Levels of organization - Individual
study of organisms interactions with each other and their env…
climate, temp, water, atmospheric gases, light, bedrock miner…
competition for resources
individual traits determine response to environmental factors
What is ECOLOGY?
study of organisms interactions with each other and their env…
Abiotic (non-living) environmental fac…
climate, temp, water, atmospheric gases, light, bedrock miner…
77 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Geog 101 Shears Final
Weather
Meteorology
Climate
Climatology
the state of the atmosphere at a given time in a given place;…
The Study of weather
Weather over a long period of time for a larger area
The study of climate
Weather
the state of the atmosphere at a given time in a given place;…
Meteorology
The Study of weather
40 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Compton
Cognition
Piaget's
Constructivist theory
Metacognition
The process of mental development, concerned more with how ch…
Theory of cognitive development, which holds that children co…
Such as Piaget's, based on the belief that children construct…
Thinking about one's own thinking, being able to think about…
Cognition
The process of mental development, concerned more with how ch…
Piaget's
Theory of cognitive development, which holds that children co…
35 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Boling World Lit Final
What does Gregor's manager do when he…
Who takes care of Gregor in the beginn…
How do the three boarders react to Gre…
How is Gregor paralyzed?
Takes 3 steps back
Grete
They don't think she is very talented
Dad threw an apple at him and it got infected
What does Gregor's manager do when he…
Takes 3 steps back
Who takes care of Gregor in the beginn…
Grete
29 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology
latent heat
humidity
relative humidity
specific humidity
the energy absorbed that is stored in be molecules
the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere
a common way to express the amount of moisture
the actual amount of moisture in the air
latent heat
the energy absorbed that is stored in be molecules
humidity
the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere
8 termscreated on December 4, 2016
World Geography: Chapter 1
Location
Grid system
Regions
Ecosystem
A specific place on the earth
Pattern formed as the lines
Places united by specific characteristics
The complex community of interdependent living things in a gi…
Location
A specific place on the earth
Grid system
Pattern formed as the lines
23 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Severe Weather
Storm surge
Hurricane
Tornado
Flood
A rise in the sea level at the coastline due to a huge storm…
a severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose s…
a rotating column of air with high wind speeds that makes con…
an area that gets too much rain
Storm surge
A rise in the sea level at the coastline due to a huge storm…
Hurricane
a severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose s…
40 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology
Wind
Warm ocean water
Deep Sea Current
True
What causes waves in the ocean?
What causes hurricanes to form?
An increase in salinity causes what type of current?
True/False Climate affects weather.
Wind
What causes waves in the ocean?
Warm ocean water
What causes hurricanes to form?
8 termscreated on December 4, 2016
STUMP- mid term review
william harvey
andreas vesalius
copernicus
galileo
english doctor that was the first to describe and prove that…
first to absorb scientific knowledge from observing nature (n…
introduced the heliocentric theory
developed the law of inertia and invented the telescope
william harvey
english doctor that was the first to describe and prove that…
andreas vesalius
first to absorb scientific knowledge from observing nature (n…
9 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology 3.5
what are 3 examples of shapes of snow?…
what are 3 ways to describe snowfall?…
overrunning
other winter precip types (2)
squalls, columns, dendrites... depends on temp and humidity in c…
squalls, showers, flurries... amount, duration, and horizontal v…
warm, moist air lifted over cold air and just above surface
ice pellets/sleet and freezing fain
what are 3 examples of shapes of snow?…
squalls, columns, dendrites... depends on temp and humidity in c…
what are 3 ways to describe snowfall?…
squalls, showers, flurries... amount, duration, and horizontal v…
7 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology 3.4
how fast can tornadoes travel? how fas…
what is a multi-vortex tornado?
when and where was the El Reno tornado?
in what direction to tornados usually…
up to 60 mph... wind speed=200+ mph... diameter=2.5 mi... time=3 hours
suction vortices circling around main tornado
May 31, 2013 in central oklahoma
northeast in the direction of the supercell
how fast can tornadoes travel? how fas…
up to 60 mph... wind speed=200+ mph... diameter=2.5 mi... time=3 hours
what is a multi-vortex tornado?
suction vortices circling around main tornado
39 termscreated on December 4, 2016
exam 4 review
Types of Thunderstorms
Small Line
Single Cell
Multi Cell
Single Cell, Multi cell, Small Line, Super Cell
Groups of storms arranged in a line
Small, weak and die within an hour
30-60 mins. Produce hail, strong winds, brief tornadoes, and/…
Types of Thunderstorms
Single Cell, Multi cell, Small Line, Super Cell
Small Line
Groups of storms arranged in a line
7 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology 3.3
what is a tornado/twister?
what is a tornados average diameter an…
what does the scale that classifies to…
tornadogenesis aka...
column of air violently rotating beneath a cumuliform cloud a…
diameter=100 m... time=10 mins
EF-0 to EF-5 ... damage
rear flank downdraft
what is a tornado/twister?
column of air violently rotating beneath a cumuliform cloud a…
what is a tornados average diameter an…
diameter=100 m... time=10 mins
12 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology 3.2
what are the 3 criteria for severe thu…
what area does a severe thunderstorm w…
how far in advance do severe thunderst…
vertical wind shear is...
strong winds (>50 knots), large hail, or a tornado ... one
10,000+ square miles
1 hour before storm hits
change in wind direction or speed with height
what are the 3 criteria for severe thu…
strong winds (>50 knots), large hail, or a tornado ... one
what area does a severe thunderstorm w…
10,000+ square miles
37 termscreated on December 4, 2016
WOW WORDS
The last
The past
Canvas
Canvass
The final one of something. There will be no others
Something that happened before now. There are many others to…
(Noun) heavy clothe
(Verb) to take a survey, to seek peoples votes, to examine ca…
The last
The final one of something. There will be no others
The past
Something that happened before now. There are many others to…
69 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Earth science
Weathering
Mass wasting
Erosion
Mechanical weathering
The disintegration and decompostion of material at or near th…
The transfer of rock material downslope under the influence o…
The incorporation and transportation of material by a mobile…
Breaking of rocks into smaller pieces/processes of mechanical…
Weathering
The disintegration and decompostion of material at or near th…
Mass wasting
The transfer of rock material downslope under the influence o…
21 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Aristotle
1. According to tradition, Aristotle w…
2. Aristotle differentiates a meteorol…
3. Aristotle tells us that when there…
4. Just as computer screens create col…
Plato
often appears as a complete circle
they have the same colors, but arranged as mirror images of e…
red violet green
1. According to tradition, Aristotle w…
Plato
2. Aristotle differentiates a meteorol…
often appears as a complete circle
24 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Logy
Logy
Anthropology
Bacteriology
Biology
"science," "study," "account"
(n.) Science dealing with the origin, races, customs, and bel…
(n.) Science dealing with the study of bacteria
(n.) science dealing with the study of living organisms
Logy
"science," "study," "account"
Anthropology
(n.) Science dealing with the origin, races, customs, and bel…
5 termscreated on December 4, 2016
1.1 Science Vocab
Earth Science
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
The name for all sciences that collectively seek to understan…
The science examines Earth, its form and composition, and the…
The scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena
The scientific study of the atmosphere and atmospheric phenom…
Earth Science
The name for all sciences that collectively seek to understan…
Geology
The science examines Earth, its form and composition, and the…
78 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology Test 3
air mass
air-mass weather
source regions
polar (P)
an immense body of air (1600km+ wide)
generally constant weather conditions happening under an air…
large areas in which air masses originate
cold source region
air mass
an immense body of air (1600km+ wide)
air-mass weather
generally constant weather conditions happening under an air…
47 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Review topics Chapters 8-9, 17
Weather and climate definitions
Air mass modification
4 atmospheric lifting mechanisms
Cold frontal passage
`-Weather... The short term day-to-day condition of the... atmosphe…
The longer an air mass remains stationary over a... region, the…
Air mass lifted Cools adiabatically by expansion... Dew point r…
-region of precipitation and cold air
Weather and climate definitions
`-Weather... The short term day-to-day condition of the... atmosphe…
Air mass modification
The longer an air mass remains stationary over a... region, the…
14 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology 3.1
what is the first stage of a mid-latit…
what characterizes a stationary front?
what is the second stage that causes p…
what do temp contrasts and advections…
stationary front
a strong temperature/moisture difference
an area of upper level divergence moves over the stationary f…
strengthen storm and 500 mb wave... synergy
what is the first stage of a mid-latit…
stationary front
what characterizes a stationary front?
a strong temperature/moisture difference
39 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Earth Science Chapter 1
earth science
geology
oceanography
meteorology
The name for all the sciences that collectively seek to under…
The science that examines Earth, its form and composition, an…
The scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena.
The scientific study of the atmosphere and atmospheric phenom…
earth science
The name for all the sciences that collectively seek to under…
geology
The science that examines Earth, its form and composition, an…
14 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology 3
Cyclogenesis is...
when there is divergence aloft greater…
anticyclogenesis is
when there is convergence aloft greate…
development/strengthening of low pressure
low pressure strengthens
development/strengthening of high pressure
high pressure strengthens
Cyclogenesis is...
development/strengthening of low pressure
when there is divergence aloft greater…
low pressure strengthens
39 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology Ch 7
microscale winds
mesoscale winds
macroscale winds
planetary-scale
small, chaotic winds that last for seconds or minutes (dustde…
winds that generally last several minutes, and sometimes exis…
divided into 2 categories (planetary-scale and synoptic-scale…
(westerlies and trade winds that carried vessels back and for…
microscale winds
small, chaotic winds that last for seconds or minutes (dustde…
mesoscale winds
winds that generally last several minutes, and sometimes exis…
12 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology
Deviation
The root words for clouds and state if…
Clouds of vertical development
METAR weather reporting code; name the…
The angle between compass north and magnetic north
Cirrus; high. Alto; middle. Stratus and nimbus; low
Cumulus, Towering Cumulus and Cumulonimbus
Clear(SKC): no clouds Few(FEW): 2 oktas Scattered(SCT): 3 to…
Deviation
The angle between compass north and magnetic north
The root words for clouds and state if…
Cirrus; high. Alto; middle. Stratus and nimbus; low
68 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology Test Review-Moody
define atmosphere
78% of the earth's air is made up of w…
name 3 solids found in the earth's atm…
what does ozone absorb from the sun?
combination of gasses in the air
nitrogen
dust,salt,ice
uv-rays
define atmosphere
combination of gasses in the air
78% of the earth's air is made up of w…
nitrogen
13 termscreated on December 4, 2016
IR: Chapter 12
biodiverist
collective goods
deforestation
desertification
the variety of life in the world or a particular habitat or e…
things that benefit all concerned and are not owned by any on…
the destruction of forests at a rate faster than they can be…
the creation of new, or enlargement or existing, deserts
biodiverist
the variety of life in the world or a particular habitat or e…
collective goods
things that benefit all concerned and are not owned by any on…
22 termscreated on December 4, 2016
BIO 101 11/28 Biomes
Biome
Factors that define a biome
Tundra
Tundra subset: Arctic Tundra
Large area of similarly adapted species... - Dominated by simila…
- Latitude... - Continental placement... - Vegetative features... - Or…
- 60˚N latitude... - Alpine regions ... - Low productivity, mostly…
- High latitude... - Permafrost... - Prevents root penetration... - So…
Biome
Large area of similarly adapted species... - Dominated by simila…
Factors that define a biome
- Latitude... - Continental placement... - Vegetative features... - Or…
46 termscreated on December 4, 2016
science vocab test
condition of earths atmosphere
weather that is dangerous our causes d…
an area of low pressure into which air…
scientific study of Earths weather
weather
severe weather
hurricane
meteorology
condition of earths atmosphere
weather
weather that is dangerous our causes d…
severe weather
11 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Ch. 21 vocab
Air mass
Cold front
Warm front
Stationary front
Large body of air throughout which temperature and moisture c…
Front edge of a moving mass of cold air that pushes beneath a…
Front edge of an advancing warm air mass that replaces colder…
Front of air masses that moves either very slowly or not at all
Air mass
Large body of air throughout which temperature and moisture c…
Cold front
Front edge of a moving mass of cold air that pushes beneath a…
20 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Earth Science semester 1 terms
Astronomy
meteorology
geology
oceanography
The study of objects beyond the earths atmosphere
The study of the forces that cause the atmosphere to change a…
The study of the materials that make up the earth
The study of Earth's oceans
Astronomy
The study of objects beyond the earths atmosphere
meteorology
The study of the forces that cause the atmosphere to change a…
44 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Meteorology review
Define atmosphere
78% of the earth's air is made ip of w…
Name 3 solids found in the earths atmo…
What does ozone absorb from the sun?
the combination of gases in the air
Nitrogen
Dust, Salt, Ice
UV rays
Define atmosphere
the combination of gases in the air
78% of the earth's air is made ip of w…
Nitrogen
57 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Unit 2 - Meteorology and Weather
Climate
Humidity
Orographic Lifting
Ozone Layer
Average weather of a particular area over a long period of ti…
Amount of water vapor in the air
Cloud formation that occurs when warm moist air is forced to…
Layer of the stratosphere with a high concentration of ozone;…
Climate
Average weather of a particular area over a long period of ti…
Humidity
Amount of water vapor in the air
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