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GEOL107_12 - Geol107L12 9/21/11 Midterm1...

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Geol 107 L12 9/21/11 1 Midterm 1 Class mean score = 31/38 /38 % Let. 36 94 A 34 88 A 33 85 B+ 31 80 B 29 75 B 27 70 C+ 23/38 or 60% for P/NP your score *100 = % 38 points 25 64 C 23 60 C 21 55 D+ 19 50 D 15 45 D <15 <40 F The Atmosphere Atmospheric Composition How high have you been? Atmospheric Pressure Weight of overlying molecules produces atmospheric pressure measured in atmospheres (atm measured in atmospheres (atm) 1 atm= 14.7 lb/in 2 , 1.04 kg/cm 2 1 atm at sea level 0.3 at Mt. Everest At 12km how much of the atmosphere atmosphere is below you?
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Geol 107 L12 9/21/11 2 Temperature Profile of the Atmosphere Clouds–a scenic tour The tropopause acts as a lid acts as a lid on weather Cumulonimbus
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Geol 107 L12 9/21/11 3 Cirrus Cloud Types Cirrus made of tiny ice crystals and are shaped like hair filaments. Stratus composed of horizontal layers that have an even base that varies from very dark gray to almost white Cumulus resemble puffs, towers or mounds, and have flat bases and tops resembling cauliflower.
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