Pressure, Forces, and
Pressure The mass of air above a given level.
Air pressure always _ as we increase our elevation
above the surface.
Air pressure, density and temperature are all related.
Pressure = Te
April 29, 2008
This exam covers Ahrens Chapters 7, 8, 10, and 12, plus related lecture notes
Write the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1. The merging of liquid
1. The primary source of energy for the earth's atmosphere is:
a. energy from within the earth
b. the sun
c. erupting volcanoes
d. lightning discharges associated with thunderstorms
e. latent heat released during the formation of hurricanes
Atmospheric Science 1050: Introduction to
Exam 4: Chapters 13-14, Weather Forecasting, the National Weather
Service (NWS) and the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), & Severe Weather
You may have to refer to your textbook to answer some of these as