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Most of Earth's incoming UV rays are absorved by
a) dust
b) ozone
c) clouds
d) sky

flow of air from water to land
a) sea breeze
b) land breeze
c) global wind
d) polar easterlies

Located at 0 degrees latitude
a) north pole
b) south pole
c) equator
d) tropic of capricorn

flow of air from land to a body of water
a) sea breeze
b) land breeze
c) global winds
d) wind-chill factor

the way the Earth's rotation makes winds curve
a) Coriolis Effect
b) westerlies
c) polar easterlies
d) jet stream

transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
a) thermal energy
b) convection
c) conduction
d) radiation

Calm air near the equator
a) trade wind
b) doldrum
c) westerlies
d) easterlies

direct transfer of heat by electromagnetic waves
a) convection
b) conduction
c) radiation
d) thermal energy

form of energy that can travel through space
a) electromagnetic waves
b) thermal energy
c) convection
d) sea breeze

cold winds near the poles that blow toward the west
a) trade winds
b) westerlies
c) polar easterlies
d) doldrums

Phenomenon that causes air masses to apparently turn left or right
a) prevailing winds
b) Coriolis effect
c) greenhouse effect
d) doldrums

steady winds that flow toward the equator
a) prevailing winds
b) westerlies
c) polar easterlies
d) trade winds

transfer of heat when two substances touch
a) radiation
b) convection
c) conduction
d) thermal energy

increased cooling by wind from removing body heat
a) wind-chill factor
b) wind
c) sea breeze
d) Coriolis Effect

air movement caused by differences in air pressure
a) temperature
b) wind
c) convection
d) radiation

high speed winds 10 km above Earth
a) local wind
b) global wind
c) jet stream
d) westerlies

winds that blow over short distances
a) local winds
b) global winds
c) westerlies
d) jet streams

winds that blow over long distances
a) global winds
b) local winds
c) horse latitudes
d) doldrums

most of the heating of the troposphere comes from
a) radiation
b) convection
c) condensation
d) conduction

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