Chapter 2 Heating Earth’s Surface and Atmosphere The Atmosphere 9e Lutgens & Tarbuck Power Point by Michael C. LoPresto. Earth’s Motions. Earth has two principle motions Rotation – the spinning of Earth about its axis Revolution – the movement in orbit around the sun.
Chapter 2Heating Earth’s Surface and AtmosphereThe Atmosphere 9eLutgens & TarbuckPower Point by Michael C. LoPresto
- advection – the horizontal component of convection, common name “wind”
Radiation from Sun & Earth
What Happens to Radiation?
Sun Angles at Different Latitudes
Temperature Data at Different Latitudes
Calculating Sun Angles
Reflection and Earth’s Albedo