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pages.jh.edu/~dwaugh1/fluid_earth/fe_1w.htm

The atmosphere is a thin blanket of air that surrounds the planet Earth. .... p decays rapidly with height in lower atmosphere, and more slowly in upper ... exists only during day, so at night ionosphere reflects waves -> at night more distant ..... Land heats more rapidly and to higher temperatures, and cools more rapidly and to ...

www.slideshare.net/GeromeRosario/earths-energy-and-seasons

Mar 9, 2017 ... Three most important ideas of the model: ◦ All substances are made ... Latent heat is the energy absorbed by or released from a substance during ... etc. occurs for temperatures lower than 100 oC But it requires more energy to do so; 15. ... cools more rapidly than air and energy is transferred downward; 21.

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/High_School_Earth_Science/Energy_in_the_Atmosphere

Much more energy from the Sun reaches low latitudes (nearer the equator) than high ... Rapidly vibrating atoms smash together, which generates heat. ... The bathtub has lower temperature but contains much more heat because it has many .... As the heated air rises it begins to cool, since it is further from the heat source.

www.kean.edu/~csmart/Observing/08.%20The%20atmosphere.pdf

this most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'er hanging firmament, this majestical ... to the atmosphere during freezing, condensation, and precipitation. .... atmospheric configuration as the cool air cannot rise into the warm layer. ..... decreases rapidly at lower altitudes and decreases slowly at higher (>10 km) ...

www.shsu.edu/~dl_www/bkonline/131online/13101match/OnLineState1.htm

The lower atmosphere obtains most of its heat from diffusion ... Water vapor represents about 10 percent of the air near the surface of the Earth ... A primary reason why land areas warm up more rapidly than water areas is that land is a .... Land cools more slowly than water during autumn because the land has a smaller ...

www.opengeography.org/ch-10-the-atmosphere.html

Without the atmosphere, Earth would look a lot more like the Moon. ... gases, Earth's temperatures would be frigid at night and scorching during the day. ... At higher altitudes the atmospheric pressure is lower and the air is less dense than at ... The warm air near the surface rises and cool air higher in the troposphere sinks.

www.flashcardmachine.com/meteorology-test1.html

Sep 9, 2012 ... It is true that the sun is closet to the earth during the period when the Southern ... the ground and the air in contact with it continue to cool more rapidly than .... heat value compare with objects with a lower specific heat value?

wattsupwiththat.com/2017/07/01/thus-it-begins/comment-page-1

Jul 1, 2017 ... More recently it is the western Corn Belt that has been affected by late Spring frost. ... air cools off faster at night and warms up far more rapidly during the day .... and the temperature got much lower in inland agricultural areas.

www.centralia.edu/Academics/earthscience/weaclim/weaclim_summarypoints.htm

May 18, 2014 ... At night, the ground cools more rapidly than the air above and a ... Evaporation – (think about latent heat) heat energy is absorbed during evaporation (the ... ice crystals in clouds (the ice crystals have a lower vapor pressure).