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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1 Review What is density? What is pressure? What are some common units for measuring pressure? How do pressure and density change with increasing height? Why? How does temperature change with increasing height? Why? What are the names of the 4 main layers of the atmosphere. What are the names for the boundaries between layers? What determines when one layer stops another begins? Chapter 1 Review What measurements does a weather balloon make? Where is the closest place to us that weather balloons are launched? What is the difference between weather and climate? Who coined the word meteorology? How was Galileo important for meteorology? What technical advances have helped meteorology? Which is usually bigger: a mid-latitude storm or a hurricane? A thunderstorm or a tornado? In the US, which of these kills the most people and which kills the least: hurricanes, floods, heat waves?...
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- Fall '08