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23 terms
Weather and Climate
Density
Convection
Conduction
Radiation
the amount of matter in a given space; mass per unit volume... g…
the transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement…
the direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
Density
the amount of matter in a given space; mass per unit volume... g…
Convection
the transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement…
40 terms
Weather and Climate
climate
weather
air mass
front
long-term average of weather in an area
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
28 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
polar
temperate
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
long-term average weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
climate
long-term average weather in an area
28 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
polar
temperate
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
long-term average weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
climate
long-term average weather in an area
Weather and Climate
fog
dew
It's hot.
humidity
la niebla
el rocío
Hace sol.
la humedad
fog
la niebla
dew
el rocío
36 terms
Climate and Weather
climate
weather
the three major climate zones
unequal heating of Earth's surface
long-term, average weather in an area
the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place
polar zones, temperate zones and tropical zones
______ causes the different climate zones on Earth
climate
long-term, average weather in an area
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place
18 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
polar
temperate
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
long-term average weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
climate
long-term average weather in an area
21 terms
Weather and Climate
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
35 terms
Weather and Climate
cirrus
cumulus
stratus
weather
These clouds are white, high, and thin.
These clouds are large, dense, and billowy.
These clouds form in large layers or sheets.
This is the current condition of the atmosphere including tem…
cirrus
These clouds are white, high, and thin.
cumulus
These clouds are large, dense, and billowy.
45 terms
Weather and Climate
water cycle
evaporation
convection
air pressure
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
Liquid to gas
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
The force put on a given area by the weight of the air above it
water cycle
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
evaporation
Liquid to gas
22 terms
Weather and Climate
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
15 terms
Weather and Climate
atmospheric gases
water vapor
evaporation
condensation
A group of gases found in the atmosphere.
Water in its gaseous state, especially in the atmosphere and…
The change of a liquid into a vapor at a temperature below th…
The change of a gas or vapor to a liquid, either by cooling o…
atmospheric gases
A group of gases found in the atmosphere.
water vapor
Water in its gaseous state, especially in the atmosphere and…
30 terms
Weather and Climate
climate
weather
air mass
front
long-term average of weather in an area
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
12 terms
Weather/climate
pour with rain
soaking wet
drizzle
rainbow
rain heavily
extremely wet
rain lightly with small drops
pour with rain
rain heavily
soaking wet
extremely wet
34 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
continental
maritime
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
long-term average of weather in an area
type of temperate climate over land
type of temperate climate near an ocean or sea
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
31 terms
Climate and Weather
climate
weather
the three major climate zones
unequal heating of Earth's surface
long-term, average weather in an area
the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place
polar zones, temperate zones and tropical zones
______ causes the different climate zones on Earth
climate
long-term, average weather in an area
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place
32 terms
Weather and Climate
climate
weather
air mass
front
long-term average of weather in an area
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
30 terms
Weather and Climate
local wind
air mass
prevailing winds
front
a wind that depends on local temperature changes
A large body of air that has properties of temperature and hu…
The global winds that blow constantly from the same direction.
Boundary between two air masses. Where weather happens.
local wind
a wind that depends on local temperature changes
air mass
A large body of air that has properties of temperature and hu…
28 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
polar
temperate
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
long-term average weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
climate
long-term average weather in an area
Weather & Climate
weather
climate
humidity
relative humidity
condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a certain (short) time
the average temperature of an area long term
amount of water vapor in the air
amount of water vapor needed to reach saturation. evaporation…
weather
condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a certain (short) time
climate
the average temperature of an area long term
23 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
seasons
autumn
winter
weather
seasons
20 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
air mass
front
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
long-term average of weather in an area
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
14 terms
weather & climate
Relative Humidity
Westerlies
Easterlies
Trade Winds
How much moisture the air can hold compared to how much space…
Global winds coming from the west. This is the global wind th…
Global winds coming from the east. These winds are located at…
Global winds located at each side of the equator. Early sailo…
Relative Humidity
How much moisture the air can hold compared to how much space…
Westerlies
Global winds coming from the west. This is the global wind th…
27 terms
Weather and Climate
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
17 terms
Weather & Climate
Psychrometer
Anemometer
Prevailing winds
Air mass
An instrument consisting of two thermometers, one wet bulb an…
An instrument used to measure wind speed.
Winds that blow mostly from a single general direction over a…
Large pockets of moving air that have moisture content and te…
Psychrometer
An instrument consisting of two thermometers, one wet bulb an…
Anemometer
An instrument used to measure wind speed.
5 terms
Climate and Weather
climate
weather
el nino
la nina
...
...
...
...
climate
...
weather
...
Weather and Climate
convection
El Nino
greenhouse effect
tundra
the transfer of heat in the atmosphere by upward motion of th…
a weather pattern created by the warming of the waters off th…
this is when gases released by burning of coal and petroleum…
the flat treeless lands forming a ring around the Arctic ocean.
convection
the transfer of heat in the atmosphere by upward motion of th…
El Nino
a weather pattern created by the warming of the waters off th…
24 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
polar
temperate
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
long-term average weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
climate
long-term average weather in an area
13 terms
Weather and Climate
troposphere
greenhouse affect
jet stream
Coriolis effect
is the lowest layer of earths atmosphere
is a natural process in which certain gases in the atmosphere…
is a narrow band of fast moving, high attitude air
the apparent deflection of an object due to earths rotation
troposphere
is the lowest layer of earths atmosphere
greenhouse affect
is a natural process in which certain gases in the atmosphere…
7 terms
Weather and Climate
Temperature
Precipitation
Humidity
Relative Humidity
A measure of the average energy of motion of the particles of…
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
The amount of water vapor in the air
The percentage of water vapor that is actually in the air com…
Temperature
A measure of the average energy of motion of the particles of…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
10 terms
Weather and Climate - Severe Weather
Thunderstorms
Severe Thunderstorm
Lightning
Thunder
a small storm within Cumulonimbus clouds that produce heavy r…
A thunderstorm producing damaging winds or winds greater than…
Abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud t…
a booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the…
Thunderstorms
a small storm within Cumulonimbus clouds that produce heavy r…
Severe Thunderstorm
A thunderstorm producing damaging winds or winds greater than…
15 terms
weather and climate
climate
microclimate
latitude
tropical zone
weather condition that occurs in a particular region determin…
small areas with climate condition that differ those around t…
earth surface divided into three temperature zones base on th…
area near the equator that has warm climate
climate
weather condition that occurs in a particular region determin…
microclimate
small areas with climate condition that differ those around t…
8 terms
Climate and Weather
Climate Change
Green House Effect
El nino
La nina
a change in global or regional climate patterns
the trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphe…
a warm ocean current
a cool ocean current
Climate Change
a change in global or regional climate patterns
Green House Effect
the trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphe…
16 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
atmosphere
ozone
water vapor
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
A form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule…
Water in the form of a gas
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
19 terms
Weather and Climate
temperature
melting
boiling
water vapor
a measure of how hot or cold something is
to change state from solid to a liquid
to change state from a liquid to a gas
water in the form of a gas
temperature
a measure of how hot or cold something is
melting
to change state from solid to a liquid
18 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
air
cloud
design solution
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time (what we see…
is the name given to the Earth's atmosphere
visible mass of minute liquid droplets or frozen crystals
answer to a problem as the result of a thought out plan
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time (what we see…
air
is the name given to the Earth's atmosphere
20 terms
Weather and Climate
air mass
cold front
warm front
occluded front
A large body of air throughout which temperature and moisture…
A front where cold air moves in under a warm air mass.
the front edge of an advancing warm air mass that replaces co…
A warm air mass is caught between two cooler air masses
air mass
A large body of air throughout which temperature and moisture…
cold front
A front where cold air moves in under a warm air mass.
10 terms
Weather and Climate
prediction
extent
hemispheres
longitude
A statement about what you think will happen based on what yo…
The amount of something.
Half of the Earth
The imaginary line that bisects the globe through the North a…
prediction
A statement about what you think will happen based on what yo…
extent
The amount of something.
109 terms
Weather and Climate
occluded front
stationary front
The Dry Line
What causes dry line scale lift?
When a cold front takes over a warm front in the vicinity of…
front that causes flooding, can bring clouds or can be clear…
Not considered a front, boundary between cT and mT air masses…
molecular weight of cT air is heavier than that of the mT air…
occluded front
When a cold front takes over a warm front in the vicinity of…
stationary front
front that causes flooding, can bring clouds or can be clear…
20 terms
Weather and Climate
Havo
qish
bahor
yoz
weather
winter
spring
summer
Havo
weather
qish
winter
21 terms
Weather and Climate
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
36 terms
Climate and Weather
climate
weather
the three major climate zones
unequal heating of Earth's surface
long-term, average weather in an area
the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place
polar zones, temperate zones and tropical zones
______ causes the different climate zones on Earth
climate
long-term, average weather in an area
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time and place
12 terms
weather and climate
climate
weather
weather example
weather example
the characteristic weather conditions in an area over a long…
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
it is snowing on christmas day
The thunderstorm last night woke me up.
climate
the characteristic weather conditions in an area over a long…
weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
23 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
polar
temperate
the short term changes in the air for a given place and time..
long-term average weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
the short term changes in the air for a given place and time..
climate
long-term average weather in an area
28 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
polar
temperate
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
long-term average weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
climate
long-term average weather in an area
22 terms
Weather and Climate
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Weather-
Thermometer
The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet.
All the Earth's water; above, on, or below the surface.
The condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a particular time…
A device that measures temperature.
Atmosphere
The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet.
Hydrosphere
All the Earth's water; above, on, or below the surface.
24 terms
Weather and Climate
climate
weather
air mass
front
long-term average of weather in an area
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
where two different air masses meet normally causing precipit…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
weather
day-to-day changes in atmospheric conditions, including tempe…
65 terms
Weather and Climate
climate
polar climate
subtropical
temperate
long-term average of weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
hot, often dry, climate zone between 25 and 30 degrees latitu…
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
climate
long-term average of weather in an area
polar climate
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
33 terms
Weather and Climate
climate
weather
cloud
cloudiness
average weather conditions over longer periods and over large…
describes the behavior of the atmosphere and what effect it i…
a white or grey mass in the sky that contains drops of water.
the state of clouds in a given area and time
climate
average weather conditions over longer periods and over large…
weather
describes the behavior of the atmosphere and what effect it i…
31 terms
Weather and Climate
weather
climate
solar radiation (radiant energy)
atmosphere
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
The transfer of energy from the sun by electromagnetic waves
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
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