Lesson 8 Lab
1. View and include a printout of a "Global Infrared Satellite Image from either the:
a) Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Monterey (Satellite Division) website:
- http:/www.nrlmry.navy.mil/sat_products.html -> Global Imagery -> Stitched
Lesson 7 Lab
1. This activity highlights the significance and impact of differential air pressure.
Take an empty aluminum soda can and add a few drops of water to the inside of the can.
Cover the opening with a piece of scotch tape, then puncture a
Lesson 6 Lab
Due Mar 6 by 11:59pm
1. Using the instruments found in your "weather kit" & sling psychrometer, take one
daytime and one nighttime weather observation (or ob) of as many of the seven weather
elements as you can (air temperature, air pr
Lesson 9 Lab
1. Air Mass Identification.
Identify the different air masses over regions A, B, & C in Figure 9.1.
Region A _
Region B _
Region C _
2. Weather Front Identification.
a. Identify the types of weather fronts shown in Fig
Lesson 5 Lab
1. Thermodynamic Processes.
a. Plot the following continuous process on the blank Stuve Diagram on the next page.
An air sample with an initial temperature of 20 degrees Celsius at 1000 mb, is moved:
isothermally from 10
Lesson 10 Lab
1. Meteorologists sometimes assess the stability of the lower troposphere (and thus the
potential for thunderstorm development) by calculating simple indices that are based on
the temperature and the amount of moisture at various leve
Lesson 11 Lab
1. Noting the potential birth regions of tropical cyclones, view the "Global Stitched IR"
satellite image from the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Monterey (Satellite Division)
http:/www.nrlmry.navy.mil/sat_products.html -> G
Lesson 12 Lab
Due Apr 24 by 11:59pm
Since the art & science of weather forecasting is a whole course (or series of courses) in
itself, I will not ask you to do any type of weather prediction. However, I would like you
to critique the weather predic
Lesson 4 Lab
1. Satellite Imagery.
Figure 4.2 and Figure 4.3 are full-disc satellite images from the "GOES-East"
geostationary weather satellite. One satellite image is "visible" and the other is "infrared".
a. What is the Zul
Formal Writing Assignment #1
1. Describe the two main theories of precipitation. Include in your discussion the type of cloud
environments, temperature environments, and the different mechanisms involved in each theory.
As identified in the text, the two
Introduction to Engineering Design
Problem Set #2
Assigned: Feb. 6, 2017
Due: By class time on Feb. 13 (M) or Feb. 14 (Tu)
*Note: Please staple your pages and follow the homework
format described in the syllabus
A pinhole camera is a simple camera that does not require electronics or a button to take a
picture. It uses a pinhole as the aperture to let in light and an opaque moveable cover in place of the
shutter. You can make a pinhole camera out o
Homework Answers PHY 112
Ch 15 (CH 18 OpenStax coverage)
2.16 x 19-5 N (same on each Newtons 3rd Law); 9 x 10-7 N
-47 N; +157 N; -110 N
1.4 x 10-5 N @ 12.5 degrees CW from y axis (or 257.5 degrees)
E = 1.4 x 103 N/C; T = 7.6 x 1
PHY 211 Lab Notes
Table of Contents The Simple Pendulum: T = f ( l ) , period as a function of pendulum length (1/24/01).3 The Cantilevered Beam: An Investigative Study (2/1/01).. 6 Linear Motion: UAM or Not (2/7/01).9 Pro
OCEAN 9 CIRCULATION OF OCEAN West Wind Drift Current driven by powerful westerly winds north of Antarctica. Largest of all ocean currents, continues permanently eastward w/o changing direction. Ant. Circumpolar Current PG 238, 242, 261 Gyres Circui
OCEAN 7 OCEAN CHEMISTRY
Acid – A substance that releases a hydrogen ion (H+) in solution. PG 195-7 200
Base – Substance that combines w/a hydrogen ion in solution
Chemical Equilibrium – In seawater, the condition in which the proportion &
amnts of dissolv
WATER & OCEAN STRUCTURE
aphotic/photic zone Aphotic: dark ocean below the depth to which light can penetrate. PG 173 PHOTIC: Thin film of lightened water at the top of the world ocean. Rarely extends deeper than 200m. This layer is where p
OCEAN 8 CIRCULATION OF ATMOSPHERE Convection Current A single closed-flow circuit of rising warm material and falling cool material. PG 208 230 Storm Surge Unusual rise in sea level resulting from low atmospheric pressure & strong winds assoc with