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Atmosphere
A thin layer of air that forms a cover around the planet
Troposphere
The lowest of the earths layers
Ionosphere
Withtin thermosphere and mesosphere made of electricle particles
Ozone layer
Within stratosphere, atmospheric layer
Ultra Violet Radiation
A type of energy that comes to earth from the sun
Chlorofluoro Carbon
Group of chemicle comounds once used in refrigerators
Radiaton
Energy transferred by waves
Conduction
Transfer of energy when molicules bump into eachother
Convection
Transfer of heat by the flow of material
Hydrosphere
All of the waters on earth
Condensation
Process where gas changes into a liquid
Coriolis Effect
Causes moving air and water to turn left to the south and right to the north from earths rotation
Jet Stream
Narrow belt of strong winds that blows near the top of the troposphere
Sea Breeze
Movement of air from sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the water moves over the land, forcing the heated, less dense air above, the land to rise
Land Breeze
Movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, dense air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea