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Geo 180, Weather and Climate Review and Terms to Know - Exam 1 Chapter 1 – Intro to the Atmosphere Composition of the Atmosphere Importance of Carbon Dioxide, Aerosols, Ozone Evolution of the atmosphere Weather, Climate and elements of both Earth’s Four Spheres, Earth system (open system so all related) Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Lithosphere Layered Atmosphere (know the layers, temperatures, and characteristics of each) Thermosphere Mesosphere Stratosphere Troposphere Air pressure changes with Altitude Chapter 2 – Heating Earth’s Surface and Atmosphere Rotation Revolution Perihelion and Aphelion Circle of Illumination Reason for Seasonal Variations in Temperature (where do direct rays hit) Why angle is important Summer and Winter Solstice Fall and Spring Equinox Temperature Energy, Kinetic Heat Transfer Conduction Convection Radiation Electromagnetic spectrum, long and short wavelengths, visible light Laws of Radiation What happens to incoming solar radiation Reflection, Albedo
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course GEO 180 taught by Professor Weborg-benson during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Fredonia.

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