Sp2009ReviewSheetGEOG1112Test2

Sp2009ReviewSheetGEOG1112Test2 - Spring 2009 Review Sheet...

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Spring 2009 Review Sheet for GEOG 1112 Test #2 When: Friday February 20 th (AM: 9:05-9:55 am; PM: 1:25-2:15 pm) Where: Our regular lecture room (AM: MLC 101; PM: Chemistry 400) What does it cover? Ackerman and Knox, mostly Chapters 4 and 5 ( see page #s in syllabus; includes stability material in Chs. 3,4 ) DO study what I emphasize in lecture PLUS a few things from lecture not in book PLUS a few of the hard questions from Test #1 How long will it be? It will be a 50-minute test! How much math is on it? A few questions will include math—see WebCT lecture notes. Do I need a calculator? Yes, but only for a few questions. What is the test format? About 50 multiple-choice or T/F questions What do I need to bring? A number 2 pencil with a good eraser (not provided) to use on Scantron forms (provided); calculator; CANNOT USE TEXT; CANNOT USE NOTES; CANNOT USE FORMULA SHEET. Any formulas you need, I’ll give to you. But do know DALR and SALR. Will all the tests be like this one? Not necessarily, so carefully read each test’s review sheet! What should I study? See below and the next page for study questions! NOTE: I can and may ask a few questions from the text material that are not on this list. I may also ask a question in a different way than phrased on the list. GEOG 1112 Possible Exam #2 Questions (* = visual question, *** means math-related) 1. About where in the atmosphere is the tropopause located? Is it higher and warmer than the stratopause? 2. The Earth’s energy curve peaks in what part of the electromagnetic radiation spectrum? What about the Sun? What kind of EM energy would a very cold (3K) object emit? 3. T/F: as much as 4% of the atmosphere can be made up of water vapor near the surface in humid regions. 4. T/F: Anything with a temperature (> 0K) emits energy all the time. What Law quantifies this relationship? 5. How does the Earth’s tilt cause seasons? During which months is the Southern Hemisphere the warmest? 6. If the energy budget reveals a deficit at your location in clear, calm situations, is it mid-morning, late afternoon, or just after sunrise? What’s happening to your temperature as a result of this deficit? 7. In what way does a single large (but not mega) volcano affect climate, and for how long, and why? 8. If the Greenwich Mean Time is 1200, i.e. 12Z or 1200 UTC, what time is it in Atlanta during winter? What weather instrument is launched at that time at the Peachtree City, GA National Weather Service office? 9.
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