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Unformatted text preview: Heating of the Earths 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 Earths surface. When two air masses meet it is called a front....
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