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Geosystem Class Meteorology
Transfer of energy through space by electromagnetic waves
the transfer of heat between two parts of a stationarysystem, caused by a temperature difference betweenthe parts.
the transfer of heat by the circulation or movementof the heated parts of a liquid or gas
measure of average kinetic energy of the atom or molecule
The total kinetic energy of all the particles of a substance
What are the names of the four major layers of the atmosphere?
1. Troposphere , 2. Stratosphere 3. Mesosphere 4. Thermosphere
What causes aurora ? and on what layer of the atmosphere do they occur?
Auroras are caused by the bombardment of solar electrons on oxygen and nitrogen atoms, They are on the Thermosphere
Incoming solar radiation