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4-Rad Sp09 - Todays Outline Earths Radiation Budget A...

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Todays Outline: Earth’s Radiation Budget A. Incoming Energy reflection & albedo scattering absorption B. Outgoing Energy terrestrial radiation heat energy transfer processes: Evapotranspiration / latent heat Conduction Convection / Advection C. The system as a whole & latitudinal variations D. Urban Heat Islands E. Volcanism, nuclear winter, Dino extinctions
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Review: What is the relationship between altitude and pressure? As Altitude Pressure
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Review of Electromagnetic Radiation: Which substances emit EMR? Hot or Cold? Which emit longwave radiation? Hot or Cold?
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Why does temperature rise in the … Ozone absorption of insolation Intense solar radiation excites molecules Stratosphere? Thermosphere?
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