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Recommended Key Terms to Know From Ahrens’ Meteorology Today , 8th edition All key terms in Ahrens’ list of “Key Terms” at the end of each chapter are highlighted in the text the first time they occur and are also defined in the glossary at the end of the book. Words in brackets are words I have added to the list. They are defined in the text but are not always defined in the glossary at the end of the book. Chap 1 (p. 24): atmosphere, nitrogen, oxygen, water vapor, carbon dioxide, ozone, ozone hole, acid rain, outgassing, density, (air) pressure, lapse rate, temperature inversion, troposphere, radiosonde, tropopause, stratosphere, [stratopause,] mesosphere, [mesopause,] thermosphere, ionosphere, weather, climate, meteorology, middle latitudes, middle latitude cyclonic storm, hurricane, thunderstorm, tornado, wind, wind direction, front Chap 2 (p. 51): energy, potential energy, kinetic energy, temperature, heat, absolute zero, Fahrenheit scale, Celsius scale, latent heat, conduction, convection, thermals, advection, radiant energy (radiation), electromagnetic waves, wavelength, micrometer, photons, longwave radiation, shortwave radiation, visible region, ultraviolet (UV) radiation, infrared (IR) radiation, selective absorbers, greenhouse effect, atmospheric window, scattering, reflected (light), solar wind, aurora borealis, aurora australis Chap 3 (p. 82): summer solstice, autumnal equinox, Indian summer, winter solstice, vernal equinox, radiational cooling, radiation inversion, nocturnal inversion, thermal belts, orchard heaters, wind machines (to protect plants from inversions), freeze, controls of temperature (what are the controls of temperature?), isotherms, daily (diurnal) range of
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This note was uploaded on 07/21/2011 for the course MET 1010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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