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Review Questions Chapter 4: Atmospheric Energy and Temperature
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a) gravity b) continentality c) latitude d) altitude Which of the following is NOT a control of temperature?
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a) gravity b) continentality c) latitude d) altitude Which of the following is NOT a control of temperature?
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a) polar air masses are more common at high altitudes. b) the upper atmosphere has closer proximity to the coldness of space. c) the Sun’s energy is more dispersed at the top of the atmosphere. d) there are fewer air molecules to absorb and radiate sensible heat. High altitudes are cooler than low altitudes because
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a) polar air masses are more common at high altitudes. b) the upper atmosphere has closer proximity to the coldness of space. c) the Sun’s energy is more dispersed at the top of the atmosphere. d) there are fewer air molecules to absorb and radiate sensible heat. High altitudes are cooler than low altitudes because
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a) 27.2° C b) 33.6° C c) 46.4° C d) 52.8° C If the temperature at the surface of Earth (at sea level) is 40 ° C, what is the temperature at 2000 m if the normal lapse rate is 6.4 ° C/1000 m?
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a) 27.2° C
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