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Unformatted text preview: Intensity of precipitationreflectivity Rotation w/in thunderstormvelocity 5. What is the satellite called that provides the images you usually see on TV or the internet? GOES satellite 6. Where are the GOES satellites located in space with respect to the earth? 22,300 miles above the equator 7. What two things are measured by the GOES satellites? 1. Reflected solar radiation (sunlight) 2. outgoing long wave radiation 8. What is the difference between ASOS and a radiosonde? ASOS is a surface observation and radiosonde is an upper air observation 9. What does an isobar and an isotherm represent on a surface weather map? Isobarline of equal pressure Isothermline of equal temperature 10. Identify the 3 ways temperature can change within the troposphere. 1. Inversionincrease w/ height 2. Lapse ratedecrease w/ height 3. Isothermal layerstays constant w/ height...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course ATMO 1300 taught by Professor Phillips during the Fall '08 term at Texas Tech.
- Fall '08