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Homework Question Set #1 NATS 101, Section 13 Fall 2010 The following questions cover Lectures 1-6. Provide thorough, complete answers for maximum credit. Three of the following questions will be randomly graded, with equal credit given to each question. Due Friday, September 10 by 5pm. Submit completed assignment to D2L as .doc or .pdf file. Scanned copies of handwritten answers are fine, provided the document is neat and clearly legible. For the problems involving calculations, clearly label and provide appropriate accompanying textual description for equations used. 1. What is the difference between mass and weight? 2. What does a mercury barometer measure? Describe this device and explain how it physically works. 3. Describe how atmospheric temperature changes going vertically upward toward outer space. How do these changes related to the various levels of the atmospheres (i.e. the “spheres”) and the atmospheric lapse rate? 4. Given that mean sea level pressure is defined to be 1013 mb, what would the air
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