Exam_1_2005_key

Exam_1_2005_key - from the Earth-Sun orbital plane. This...

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Fall 05 – Exam 1 – Key 1) C 2) B 3) A 4) B 5) A 6) B 7) B or C 8) A 9) Hot air rising in the atmosphere or the transfer of heat through the motion of a fluid. 10) The dry air is more stable. The wet air has the potential for the condensation of water to release energy and provide heat to the air parcel. 11) Sensible heat is associated with a change in temperature. Latent heat is associated with a phase change and is associated with no change in temperature. 12) Earth’s seasons are due to the tilt of the rotational axis relative to a normal line
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Unformatted text preview: from the Earth-Sun orbital plane. This leads to the incident angle of the Sun and the length of days changing with the seasons. 13) A semi-permanent high pressure system is located here (Bermuda High) which is associated with descending air and clear skies. 14) The major source of water vapor is evaporation from the oceans which would be impossible to regulate by a known mechanism. 15) A. G east wind, E south/southwest wind B. A C. ADE C. C 16) 623 K 17) 4.65 m, no 18) see below...
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