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Name_________________________________School________________________________Patrich Physical Geography Lab | 1LAB 2: Earth Sun RelationsThe amount of solar energy striking the Earth’s atmosphere is not uniform; distances,angles and seasons play a dominant role on this distribution of radiation. Needless tosay, the distribution is unequal, and Solar Radiation at any location on the earth’sSurface/Atmosphere is determined by the Suns intensity and duration. This lab willexamine what happens to solar radiation as it enters and interacts with the Earthsystem, as well as examine the effects that the sun angle has on intensity and durationof solar radiation. Before beginning, it is fair to assume that the earth’s weather andtemperature is a direct reaction of the earth sun relations- so what does that mean?Weatheris the state of the atmosphere at a particular place for a short period of time. Thecondition of the atmosphere at any place and time is described by measuring the fourbasic elements of weather: temperature, humidity, air pressure, and wind. Of all the

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