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Unformatted text preview: part of that energy, some is reflected back to space, and some diffused to and away from Earth. These four basic elements below depend on the intensity and duration of solar energy e Temperature h Pressure h Wind h Precipitation h 5 Basic Elements (ingredients) of Weather h Solar energy (insolation) h Temperature h Pressure h Wind h Precipitation First: 1. Earth-Sun relationships 2. Temperature (product of insolation) 3. Other three elements discussed in subsequent chapters. 2. Sun and its Energy 1. Energy emitted from the sun is in the form of Electromagnetic energy 1. Travels through empty space at the speed of light in a spectrum of varying wavelengths....
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