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Unformatted text preview: Mp deadeaGEOG 2050 Wintersession 2010 Exam 2 - Review Guide Test Date : Tuesday, Dec. 21 th Format : Multiple choice. Please bring a small scantron form. Text Material : Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 (only up to violent weather, p.221) Key Terms and Concepts: ENERGY, BALANCES AND BUDGETS: transmission, refraction, reflection (albedo), scattering (sky color, sunset), diffuse and direct radiation, absorption; role of clouds; Netrad = SW 9 + LW 9- SW 8- LW 8 , diurnal and latitudinal patterns of netrad; Surface Energy Balance: conduction, convection, Netrad = LE + H + G, latent heat of evaporation, sensible heat, ground storage; global patterns of LE and H; Urban vs. rural climates. GLOBAL TEMPS: Temperature, heat, Celsius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin; Controls: latitude, altitude, cloud cover, land/water heating (evaporation, transparency, mixing, specific heat capacity, continentality); Diurnal variation in air temp.; Global temp. patterns for January and July (thermal equator, etc.); Annual temp. ranges; Human comfort: rate of heat Global temp....
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