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final study guide
what is the most common gasses in the atmosphere?
whats the result of too much CO2?
whats the result of too little CO2?
too much uv, skin cancer
whats the result of too much dust in the atmosphere?
which is warmist?
what is the atmospheric sea level pressure?
the phase change of water to liquid vapor is called?
which is a shorter wavelength?
why is the sky blue?
incoming light waves are scattered by air molecules.
what causes the four seasons?
orbit around the sun
what indicates more moistered with RH?
60 temp/50 RH
75 temp/ 50 RH
75 temp/50 RH
which indicates more moisture with dew point?
60 temp/60 dew point
90 temp/40 dew point
30 temp/ 30 dew point
60 tepm/ 60 dew point
how do clouds form?
rising warm moist air, cools and condenses.
puffy fair weather clouds frequently seen over florida are what?
thunderstorm clouds are called what?
fog is what cloud and catagory?
rising air, continues to rise at a ______ situation. a small change of tempertature with height means the atmospshere is______
hail must have a ______ and is not a _____season type of precipitation.
what is opposing motion?
what force deflects to the right?
what force pulls downward?
what is the driving force?
what force always acts from high to low pressure?
what forces are fictitious?
CO, and CE.
the balance between the pressure gradient and coriolis forces is what kind of wind?
the U.S is under which part of the earths general circulation?
weather systems that affect florida come from which direction?
cold winter= westerlies
hot summer= summer tradewinds.
what is seabreaze?
warm rising land air is replaced by cool ocean air.
how much land does a hirricane cover?
ehat kind of condition is need to form a hurricane?
how strong are hurrican winds.
75 mph and up
whats the state hit most by hurricanes?
how much land does a tornado cover?
how does a tornado form?
cold, dry air over warm, humid air.
how strong is a tornado?
strongest recorded, 300 mph winds.
what state is number one for number of tornadoes?
what state is number is number one for tornado deaths?
what state is number one for sevarity?
what state is number one for frequency?
advancing continental polar air is ____and____ and is led by a __________ with _______
cold, dry, cold front, quick rain
what kind of weather is experienced nehind a warm front?
maritime tropical air
40% chance of rain