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FLASH CARDS. Climate. Click for Definition. The composite or Generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness and winds averaged over a series of years. Climate. Click for Definition. Convection.

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Climate

Climate

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The composite or Generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness and winds averaged over a series of years.

Climate

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Convection

Convection a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness and winds averaged over a series of years.

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The transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or gas
The transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the heated parts of a liquid or gas

Convection

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Ozone

Ozone heated parts of a liquid or gas

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A form of oxygen with a peculiar odor suggesting that of weak chlorine, produced with an electric spark or ultraviolet light is passed through air or oxygen

Ozone

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Stratosphere

Stratosphere weak chlorine, produced with an electric spark or ultraviolet light is passed through air or oxygen

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The region of the upper atmosphere extending upward from the tropopause to about 30 miles above the earth

Stratosphere

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Thermosphere

Thermosphere tropopause to about 30 miles above the earth

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The region of the upper atmosphere in which temperature increases continuously with altitude, encompassing essentially all of the atmosphere above the mesosphere.

Thermosphere

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Half life

Half-life increases continuously with altitude, encompassing essentially all of the atmosphere above the mesosphere.

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Is the time required for half the nuclei in a sample of a specific isotopic species to undergo radioactive decay

Half-life

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Psychrometer

Psychrometer specific isotopic species to undergo radioactive decay

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An instrument for determining atmospheric humidity by the reading of two thermometers, the bulb of one being kept moist and ventilated

Psychrometer

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Isobar

Isobar reading of two thermometers, the bulb of one being kept moist and ventilated

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A line drawn on a weather map or chart that connects points at which the barometric pressure is the same

Isobar

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Chinook

Chinook at which the barometric pressure is the same

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A warm dry wind that blows at intervals down the eastern slopes of the rocky mountains
A warm, dry wind that blows at intervals down the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains

Chinook

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Monsoon

Monsoon slopes of the Rocky Mountains

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A wind system that influences large climactic regions and reverses direction seasonally. A wind from the southwest or south that brings heavy rainfall to southern Asia in the summer

Monsoon

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