Unformatted text preview: Heating of the Earth’s Atmosphere-radiant heat (sun), absorption, reflection, conduction, reradiation to water vapor and carbon dioxide, conduction through gases and convection of air Wind-how land, sea, valley and mountain breezes form from differences in pressure. It is created by vertical movement of air or convection. Movement of air by convection and movement of air masses. Movement is based on high and low pressure created by uneven heating of the Earth’s surface. When two air masses meet it is called a front....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course CHEM 302 taught by Professor Rodriguez during the Fall '10 term at Grand Valley State.
- Fall '10