Rayleigh scattering is an approxiomation that tells us what
happens when particles scatter waves. We acan apply RS when
t he size of the particles are less that 1/10th t he wavelength.
Visible light 400nm-700nm
Wavelenghts at the blue end of the visible
Reservoir a man made lake
Electromagnetic Spectrum- all radiant energy produced by the sun placed in a
ordered range, divided according to wavelength.
Convection- vertical transfer of heat from one place to another through the actual
movement of air
1. sea water covers 70.8% of the earths surface
2. land covers the remaining 29.2% of earth.
3. Water and land are unevenly distributed
4. The uneven distribution of land plays an important role
i n circulation of water.
Oceans: receive the majority of in
Two tidal bulges on opposite sides of the eart high t ides
Halfway between the high tides are the two low tides
The earth rotates once in 24 hours
A point on the earth surface will pass under 2 bulges in 24 hours
Therefore, two high tides and two
Syllabus: ISP 221
EARTH ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY
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ISP 221 Exam I Review
Some important pages to read in Elemental
5-12, 40-46, 50-62, 76-82, 87-88, 112-114,