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weatherthe general condition at a particular time and place
climategeneral weather conditions over many years
ozoneform of atmospheric oxygen that has three atoms per molecule
Nitrogen cycleprocess in which nitrogen moves from teh air to the soil to animals and back to air
atmospheric pressurethe ratio of the weight of air
barometeran instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
standard atmospheric pressurea reading of 760 mm on the barometer
temperature inversionwarm air that is less dense, can trap the polluted cool air beneath it
electromagnetic spectrumthe complete range wavelengths
scatteringthe water droplets and dust suspended int eh atmosphere
albedothe fraction of solar radiation reflected by a particular surface
convection cellsair flowing from the equator;completes 3 looping patterns of flow
trade windswinds in both hemisphere flowing toward the equator between 30 degrees and 0 degrees lattitude
sublimationprocess by which a solid changes directly to a vapor
humidityamount of water vapor in the atmosphere
dew pointtemperature to which air must be cooled to reach saturation


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