Earth Science

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How many convection cells exist in each hemisphere?
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When air is saturated, which of the following statements is true:
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In the soil-water lab, we heated water by placing a light source above it to heat the surface. Did a convection current form to distribute heat in the can of water?
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We are all made out of star dust
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How would you decrease the relative humidity in the air?
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Which of the following processes occur at the center of all main sequence stars?
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Scientists have determined the location of boundaries in Earth's layers by studying:
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When two air masses meet, they MIX TO BECOME ONE UNIFORM AIR MASS
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Which gases are greenhouse? Circle all that apply!
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The sun's t-tauri phase was important in determining the Earth's _______
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What drives deep-ocean circulation
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How much solar radiation is absorbed by the Earth's surface?
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Sea ice melting with DECREASE salinity
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Which of the following has the most energy associated with it?
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The name of the theory that explains how the solar system formed is the
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What are the most destructive
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Water molecules form a crystalline structure when they become a solid
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What distinguishes the mantle, core, and crust from each other?
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The Gulf Stream current is located off the EAST coast of North America.
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White light is made out of the continuous spectrum
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Albedo is a measure of the amount of light an object REFLECTS
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What type of earthquakes would you expect to see at a divergent plate boundary?
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Air moves due to differences in which of the following?
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Temperature INCREASES with height in a temperature inversion
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Sea ice forming will INCREASE salinity
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Isobars are lines of constant:
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Compared to s-waves, p-waves:
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With low pressure you can expect:
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In which stage of cyclogenesis do you typically see the formation of warm and cold fronts?
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Galactic motion is described best in HUBBLE'S LAW
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For condensation to occur, energy is ABSORBEDby the water vapor
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If an air mass is cooler than its surroundings, then the atmosphere is STABLE
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A light year is a unit of TIME
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Which properties determine the characteristics of an air mass?
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When air moves slower in the jet stream, there is upper air DIVERGENCE
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If a cyclone in stage one has convergence aloft, the cyclone will STRENGTHEN
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Our sun is a:
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In what layer do you find a higher concentration of ozone?
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If there are an increase in wind speeds in the jet stream, you would expect to see:
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The Coriolis effect causes gyres to circulate clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere