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ERTH 1030 Notes: Chapter 2

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Department
Earth Sciences
Course
ERTH 1030
Professor
Dr.Anne- Marie Ryan
Semester
Winter

Description
  Geography  1030  Notes       Chapter  3:  Climate  and  Weather   Mount  Pinatubo-­‐  climate  issues   -­‐releases  pyrolcastic  flows  as  ash,  aerosols,  gases  (SO2,  H2O(l))   -­‐they  can  be  projected  30km  into  atmosphere-­‐SO  RAD   -­‐took  to  global  wind  patterns  and  dropped  global  patterns  by  0.5  degrees  Celsius   -­‐pyroclastic  flows  circle  the  globe,  travelling  towards  poles   -­‐creates  global  effects  if  the  eruption  is  equatorial  and  large     temperature:  a  measure  of  internal  energy   heat:  internal  energy  being  transferred  from  one  substance  to  another     sensible  heat:  the  flow  of  heat  that  is  measured  by  a  change  in  temperature   it  is  in  essence  what  we  feel       is  there  any  energy  involved  in  going  from  ice  to  eater?   No  temperature  change,  just  state  change   A  transfer  of  energy  occurs-­‐latent  heat:  state  change   Latent▯  hidden  heat▯  works  for  any  state  change       Energy  can  flow  by  conduction  (direct  contact)  and  by  radiation  and  by  convection  (movement  of   warm/cold  fluids/gases)   Advection▯horizontal  (lateral)  movement  of  fluids/gases     Typically  have  a  change  in  temperature,  sometimes  a  change  in  state   Cold  fronts▯  advective  processes     Temperature  Cycles   Note  definition  of  heat  radiation  (the  ratio  of  incoming/outgoing
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