METEOROLOGY 1
UNIT 1

 

READING ASSIGNMENT
CHAPTER 1, 2, 3, 4(pages 78-79)

meteorology
weather
radiosonde
climate
atmosphere
solar nebula theory
degassing
photosynthesis
troposphere
environmental lapse rate
stratosphere
temperature inversion
mesosphere
hypoxia
thermosphere
homosphere
heterosphere
chlorofluorocarbons
magnetosphere
solar wind
aurora borealis
aurora australis
latitude
longitude
oblate spheroid
centrifugal action force
rotation
earth's axis
plane of the ecliptic
parallelism
revolution
insolation
circle of illumination
solstice
equinox
solar constant
electromagnetic spectrum
visible light
scattering
refraction
reflection
albedo
heat energy budget
atmospheric effect
greenhouse effect
radiation
conduction
convection
latent heat
freezing
melting
evaporation
condensation
sublimation
deposition (sublimation)
daily march of temperature
annual march of temperature
temperature
thermometer
Fahrenheit
Celsius
Kelvin
daily mean
monthly mean
annual mean
annual temperature range
isotherm
temperature gradient
specific heat
ocean currents

 

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