Unformatted text preview: The warmer the object, the more energy it will emit, and the shorter the wavelengths at peak emission. This heats up our atmosphere. Conduction: • The molecule to molecule transfer of energy • Heat transfer from one part of a body to another or between two touching objects. • Heat flows from warm to cool areas • Works at the interface between the atmosphere and Earth. • Only affects areas closest to Earth’s surface Conduction: Molecule-to-molecule transfer. Important for heat transfer in oceans and in soil ....
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
- Spring '10