Chap4_insolation_temperature_3sakai

Chap4_insolation_temperature_3sakai - Earth Systems Exam 1...

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Earth Systems’ Exam 1 When? Friday (February 12 th ) 12pm Where? Here! (Beck auditorium) 50 multiple choice questions How to study? Focus on concepts discussed during lecture Use study guide on sakai Use your book to go over concepts, analyze diagrams and maps! Last 20 min of today’s class will be for you to ask questions
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Atmospheric and Ocean circulation control temperature
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Atmospheric and Ocean circulation What do they do? Transfer heat and mix it from areas of high energy inputs to areas of low energy inputs Why? To balance planetary heat They affect one another
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General Circulation of the Atmosphere Most horizontal heat transfer in the world happens through atmospheric circulation
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Ocean Circulation
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Wind generated currents closely related to atmospheric circulation. Atmospheric circulation is affected by the heat stored in oceans. Temperature of currents depends on intensity of energy reaching Earth.
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 101 taught by Professor Vancura during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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