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What percentage of fresh water is surface water?
What type of collision causes volcanic islands?
Which mechanism is associated with local heating and the heating up of land associated with an upward movement of air?
The 3 most important greenhouse gases are:
Which kind of lifting is associated with the presence of a mountain, which creates a 'barrier'?
Global Warming is causing many __ feedback loops in the natural environment
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)?
Warm front moving over cold air mass causes __ weather
What is the main source of methane in the atmosphere?
What is one example os a strike-slip fault?
Earth's infrared emission to space is in __ wavelengths
When a warm front moves over a cold air mass, is it sudden or gradual?
Which atmospheric lifting mechanism is associated with a lower pressure system and the air converging from all directions?
What is the main use of water in developing countries?
Cloud albedo forcing is an example of what?
Air parcels __ internally as they expand under lower air pressure
What percentage of surface water is in the form of ice and glaciers?
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What is the main use of water in the U.S.?
Where has most of the warming (globally) occurred?
What percentage of earth's water is fresh water?
What famous mountain range is an example of continental-continental collision?
What is the term for one crust of the oceanic ridge going underneath another and causing friction?
What is the MAR (Moist Ariabatic Rate)?
A __ is a term to describe where the greenhouse gases go after they leave the atmosphere
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 kind of high tide occurs when the earth, sun, and moon are all aligned?
The youngest part of the ocean floor is also known as the __
Cloud form over land because of __ lifting
The energy that enters the atmosphere (solar radiation) is in __ wavelengths
What is the DAR (Dry Ariabatic Rate)?
Because of Global Warming, __ are no longer adapted to their local climate
At what temperature of air is there lesser maximum water vapor possible (100% relative humidity)?
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