Geography Review

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Geography Review World Latitude Zones Equatorial Zone – 0 – 10 degrees Tropical Zone – 10 - 25 degrees Subtropical Zone – 25 - 35 degrees Mid-latitude Zone – 35 - 55 degrees Sub artic Zone – 55 - 60 degrees Artic – 60 - 75 degrees North Polar – 75 – 90 degrees Composition of the Atmosphere Composed of Air: Nitrogen (N2) Oxygen (O2) Argon Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Water Vapor Ozone in the Upper Atmosphere Ozone – O3, is found in the stratosphere, which is 9-31 miles above the surface. Ozone absorbs the UV rays Sensible Heat and Latent Heat Transfer Sensible heat – the quantity of heat held by an object that can be sensed by touching or feeling Sensible Heat Transfer Convection – the transfer of heat from object to liquid Conduction – transfer of heat from object to object. Latent Heat – hidden heat that cannot be measured. Latent Heat Transfer – occurs when water evaporates from a moist land surface or open water surfaces. Global Energy System
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2008 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Lindasmith during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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