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Where has most of the warming (globally) occurred?
The energy that enters the atmosphere (solar radiation) is in __ wavelengths
Global Warming is causing many __ feedback loops in the natural environment
What famous mountain range is an example of continental-continental collision?
What percentage of fresh water is surface water?
What is the main use of water in developing countries?
Air parcels __ internally as they expand under lower air pressure
What percentage of surface water is in the form of ice and glaciers?
Which atmospheric lifting mechanism is associated with a lower pressure system and the air converging from all directions?
What is the MAR (Moist Ariabatic Rate)?
Which mechanism is associated with local heating and the heating up of land associated with an upward movement of air?
Warm front moving over cold air mass causes __ weather
A __ is a term to describe where the greenhouse gases go after they leave the atmosphere
What is the term for one crust of the oceanic ridge going underneath another and causing friction?
The youngest part of the ocean floor is also known as the __
What type of collision causes volcanic islands?
What is the DAR (Dry Ariabatic Rate)?
Cloud form over land because of __ lifting
At what temperature of air is there lesser maximum water vapor possible (100% relative humidity)?
Cloud albedo forcing is an example of what?
The 3 most important greenhouse gases are:
What is the main source of methane in the atmosphere?
What percentage of earth's water is fresh water?
Air parcels __ interally as they are compressed by higher air pressure
What is the term for plates that do not collide, but rest against each other?
What is one example os a strike-slip fault?
When a warm front moves over a cold air mass, is it sudden or gradual?
Because of Global Warming, __ are no longer adapted to their local climate
Which kind of lifting is associated with the presence of a mountain, which creates a 'barrier'?
Earth's infrared emission to space is in __ wavelengths
Which kind of lifting occurs as air masses move and meet another air mass (e.g. cold front wedges its way under a warm air mass)?
What kind of high tide occurs when the earth, sun, and moon are all aligned?
What is the main use of water in the U.S.?

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