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Assessment Score Correctly Answered: 8.00 out of a possible 10.00 (80.0%) Assessment Time: 8 minutes Question 1: According to Figure 5 in Climate Change, what is the residence time of carbon in the atmosphere? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •1000 years Question 2: The obliquity (or tilt) is the: Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •angle of the Earth’s axis of spin to the plane of the Earth’s orbit around the sun Question 3: Which is not a parameter to determine sun earth geometry? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •climate Question 4: Weather and climate are similar and different at the same time. The differences arise from the following: Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •Differences in scales of time and space Question 5: Climate is in part a function of latitude, and in part, a function of topography.
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Unformatted text preview: Type: True or False Your answer(s): •True Question 6: The earth’s tilt cycle is about 4,100 years Type: True or False Your answer(s): •False Question 7: The long-term condition using temperature, humidity, and cloud conditions is the _________. Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •Weather Question 8: What is considered the result of rising global temperatures? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •all of the above Question 9: The concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide in March 2004 was? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •379 ppm Question 10: The earth’s tilt varies between 25 and 22 degrees Type: True or False Your answer(s): •True...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course OCNG 252 taught by Professor Alexander during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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