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Department
Geography
Course
GGR214H5
Professor
Feng Deng
Semester
Summer

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Chapter 1Elements of the state of the atmosphereClouds precipitation winds temperature pressure humidityMeteorology The study of atmospheric process responsible for weatherClimatology The study of climateWeather The state of the atmosphere at a given place and timeClimate The average condition of the atmosphereElements of climate include latitude altitude proximity to bodies of water prevailing winds and mountain rangesMicroclimate The climate of small area at Earths surfaceGlobal warming The increase in Earths temperature caused by increasing concentration of greenhouse gases associated with human activitiesAnthropogenic Related to human activitiesMountain Wind ward side lots of rainMountain Leeward side little rain The four major parts of the earth atmosphere systemLithosphere the rocks of EarthBiosphere Life on Earth respiration and photosynthesisHydrosphere Water on Earth evaporation an
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