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Chapter 3: Seasonal and Daily Temperatures Click to edit Master subtitle style
Earth revolves around the Sun at thousands of km/hr Distance from sun does not determine the seasons!
I. Why Does Earth Have Seasons?
Condensation: Dew, Fog, and Clouds
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I. Dew and Frost
Dew water vapor that condenses upon surfaces when the temp lowers to the dew point If vapor deposits directly to a solid, frost forms
Conditions for Dew and
Chapter 6 Chapter
Stability & Cloud Stability Development Development
I. Clouds I.
Add beauty to the sky Add beauty Release latent heat Release latent into the atmosphere into Maintain energy Maintain balance balance Provide precipitation Provide precipi
I. Precipitation Processes
Precipitation: any form of water that falls from a cloud and reaches the ground How do cloud droplets grow larger?
Formation of Droplets - Condensation
As air parcel rises and cools, it becomes saturate
Chapter 8 Chapter
Air Pressure and Winds Winds
Why Does the Wind Blow? Why
What is wind? What Wind is horizontal Wind movement of air movement Why does air move? Air moves in response to a Air horizontal gradient in air pressure, attempting to equalize i
Understanding the Weather Chapter 5 Review Condensation Nuclei: Tiny particles upon whose surfaces condensation of water vapor begins in the atmosphere. Small nuclei less than 0.2 m in radius are called Aitken nuclei; those with radii between 0.2 and 1 m