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Re: Meteorology B

Postby meteorology891 » April 8th, 2015, 7:08 pm

What is the sea ice albedo feedback loop? (Give a description of what it is)
The sea ice albedo feedback loop is a constant loop of surface temperature, sea ice and snowpack, and albedo. For example , if there is more snow and ice pack on the ground, the higher the albedo.
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Re: Meteorology B

Postby sunshinez » April 11th, 2015, 1:33 pm

All right, fair enough. Good job and your turn

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Re: Meteorology B

Postby meteorology891 » April 14th, 2015, 5:33 am

All right, fair enough. Good job and your turn
What are obliquity, eccentricity and precession?
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Re: Meteorology B

Postby coprolite_dipstick » April 14th, 2015, 4:30 pm

All right, fair enough. Good job and your turn
What are obliquity, eccentricity and precession?
Obliquity, eccentricity, and precession are Milankovitch cycles.  Obliquity is the axial tilt of Earth, varying from 22.1 to 24.5 degrees.  Eccentricity is how 'circular' Earth's orbit is.  Precession is Earth's axis rotation relative to fixed stars.  They all vary over periods of thousands of years and result in long-term climate variation.
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the dipstick is an intricate device used to measure the amount of rain in a rain gauge. it can also be used as a derogatory term for your meteorology partners

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Re: Meteorology B

Postby meteorology891 » April 14th, 2015, 6:07 pm

All right, fair enough. Good job and your turn
What are obliquity, eccentricity and precession?
Obliquity, eccentricity, and precession are Milankovitch cycles.  Obliquity is the axial tilt of Earth, varying from 22.1 to 24.5 degrees.  Eccentricity is how 'circular' Earth's orbit is.  Precession is Earth's axis rotation relative to fixed stars.  They all vary over periods of thousands of years and result in long-term climate variation.
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Re: Meteorology B

Postby coprolite_dipstick » April 14th, 2015, 6:27 pm

Yay!

Describe the windward/leeward side of the mountain. Which side gets more rain, and on which side does the rainshadow effect occur on?

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What are the characteristics of Foehn winds? On which side of the mountain does this occur on?
2016: CVMC/CV Invite/Mesa Robles/Reg/State
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Foss: 3/1/8/4/1
Green Gen: 2/1/4/1/7
Met: 2/2/3/8/4
the dipstick is an intricate device used to measure the amount of rain in a rain gauge. it can also be used as a derogatory term for your meteorology partners

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Re: Meteorology B

Postby meteorology891 » April 14th, 2015, 6:35 pm

Yay!

Describe the windward/leeward side of the mountain. Which side gets more rain, and on which side does the rainshadow effect occur on?

Also..

What are the characteristics of Foehn winds? On which side of the mountain does this occur on?
The windward side of the mountain is wet, and the leeward is dry. The windward side gets more rain, and the rainshadow effect occurs on the leeward side. A Foehn wind is a type of dry, warm, down-slope wind that occurs in the leeward side of a mountain range.
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Re: Meteorology B

Postby coprolite_dipstick » April 14th, 2015, 6:36 pm

Correct! Your turn :D
2016: CVMC/CV Invite/Mesa Robles/Reg/State
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Foss: 3/1/8/4/1
Green Gen: 2/1/4/1/7
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the dipstick is an intricate device used to measure the amount of rain in a rain gauge. it can also be used as a derogatory term for your meteorology partners

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Re: Meteorology B

Postby meteorology891 » April 14th, 2015, 6:39 pm

Correct! Your turn :D
What 4 gases contribute to the greenhouse effect?
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Re: Meteorology B

Postby coprolite_dipstick » April 14th, 2015, 6:41 pm

There are more than four greenhouse gases, I believe.  Water vapor, methane, carbon dioxide, CFCs, ozone, nitrous oxide...
2016: CVMC/CV Invite/Mesa Robles/Reg/State
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the dipstick is an intricate device used to measure the amount of rain in a rain gauge. it can also be used as a derogatory term for your meteorology partners


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