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Topic 8: Water and Climate

Capillarity the process by which water is drawn into openings due to the attractive force between water molecules and the surrounding Earth materials. Climate the overall view of a region’s weather conditions over long periods of time; includes not only averages, but extremes. Ground Water the subsurface water found beneath the water table in the […]

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Falkner Climates & Ecosystems of Europe & Russia

question westerlies answer Winds blowing from the west. question permafrost answer A layer of frozen soil on the Earth’s surface. question coniferous answer A type of tree or plant that produces cones with needle-like leaves. question insulate answer To prevent or reduce the passage of heat by separating two objects with a material. question types […]

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Climate Zones and Major Lines of Latitude

question Tropical Climate Zone answer Climate zone located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn question Temperate Climate Zone answer Climate zone located between the Tropics and the Circles. question Polar Climate Zone answer Climate zone located between the Circles and the Poles. question Equator answer Line of latitude located at 0 […]

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13.2 Climates and Biomes of Europe

question marine west coast climate answer cloudy, mild, foggy, rainy, 80 inches of rain per year question marine west coast climate answer climate found in northern and western Europe includes: Southern Iceland stretching to Poland question humid continental climate answer 4 distinct seasons; winters are very cold question humid continental climate answer climate found in […]

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General Science I – Unit 7: Climate

question For the test study go to this link: http://www.studystack.com/flashcard-606812 answer question the equator is (warmer or colder) than the poles answer warmer question the distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees answer latitude question The condition of the air above a certain area answer weather question the average temp of an […]

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General Science 1 – Unit 7: Climate Quiz 2: Climate: Worldwide

question True answer Land surfaces without water or vegetation may expect large temperature changes from day to night. question 90 answer The latitude of the South Pole is_____________degrees S question equator answer The sun is most directly overhead near the_____________________. question Labrador answer A cold ocean current _____. question True answer The Gulf Stream warms […]

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1-ESO-Unit4-BIOCLIMATIC ZONES

torrid climate clima calido equatorial ecuatorial tropical tropical hot desert desierto calido strip banda, tira range oscilacion, rango rainforest bosque lluvioso jangle jungla, selva woodland bosque de arboles regular (precipitations) precipitaciones regulares irregular (precipitations) precipitaciones irregulares humid tropical tropical humedo dry tropical tropical seco dry season estacion seca savannah sabana tropical woodland bosque tropical wet […]

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1-ESO-Unit3-Weather and climate

atmosphere atmosfera layer capa gravity gravedad bound atado composed compuesto nitrogen nitrogeno oxygen oxigeno ozone ozono carbon dioxine dioxido de carbono meteorite meteorito to regulate regular, controlar Exosphere Exosfera Ionosphere Ionosfera Mesosphere Mesosfera dense denso, espeso Stratosphere Estratosfera ultraviolet rays rayos ultravioleta Troposphere Troposfera phenomenon, phenomena fenomeno, fenomenos meteorological meteorologico climatic climatico weather tiempo Meteorology […]

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Paleoclimatic Changes

question 1. atmosphere 2. climate 3. Greenhouse Effect 4. outgassing 5. Pangaea answer 4. to lose gases into the atmosphere 3. warming of the atmosphere caused by gases that absorb heat from Earth’s surface 5. supercontinent which connected the landmasses of the southern and northern hemispheres 2. long-term weather patterns of a particular area 1. […]

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Weather and Climate Study Guide

The _______ is a layer of gases that surround Earth. Atmosphere Describe the composition of the atmosphere. (percentage of Nitrogen, Oxygen, and other gases) Nitrogen 78% Oxygen 21% Other Gases 1% The _____________ layer is important because it help block harmful rays from the sun which can cause sun burn and skin cancer. Ozone _____________, […]

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Weather and Climate Study Guide – Ch 16 & Ch 17-1

question Which term means the condition of the atmosphere at a certain place and time? answer Weather question What is a cloud made of? answer a collection of millions of tiny water droplets or ice crystals question List the 4 parts of the Water Cycle (figure 1 on p. 482) and what happens in each […]

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Science Lesson 26 Currents and Climate

question updwelling answer The movement of deep, cold, and nutrient-rich water to the surface. *Many fish come to feed near an upwelling. question El Nino answer A change in the surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean that produces a warm current. *The heavy rains were attributed to El Nino. question La Nina answer A change […]

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Europe’s Physical Features & Climate

Question Answer glaciation process of glaciers forming and spreading loess fine, wind-blown soil good for agriculture chernozem rich, black top soil found in Northern European Plain (Ukraine ; Russia)good for agriculture ; high crop yields dike large bank of earth ; stone that holds back water from flooding land polder low-lying area from which sea […]

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Weather and Climate – Air Masses Fronts and Water in the Air

WeatherCondition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place Water CycleThe continuous process by which water moves from Earths surface to the atmosphere and back HumidityThe amount of water vapor in the air

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