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Re: Meteorology B

Posted: March 21st, 2018, 12:35 pm
by ☢☢☢☢
Climate sensitivity is expressed in what units?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: March 22nd, 2018, 9:45 am
by BioassayRedundancy
Well, it's a change in temperature following a change in radiative forcing, so it would be °C/(W/m^2)

Seems sad this question marathon only has 21 posts...

Well, 22 now...

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: March 25th, 2018, 12:52 pm
by pbjay
The Earth's orbit is an ellipse. What is the measure of the departure of this ellipse from circularity?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: March 25th, 2018, 6:47 pm
by starstudent
Eccentricity

What does ITCZ stand for?
Why does the ITCZ move north in the summer and south in the winter?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: March 25th, 2018, 7:55 pm
by pbjay
Intertropical Convergence Zone
Moves with the sun

What are 3 effects of global warming?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: March 26th, 2018, 8:53 am
by starstudent
Rising sea levels, more intense temperatures, melting of polar ice caps

What is an Urban Heat Island?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: April 17th, 2018, 5:51 pm
by sdk652
Rising sea levels, more intense temperatures, melting of polar ice caps

What is an Urban Heat Island?
An urban heat island or urban heat island effect (at least I think that's how you say it) is an effect where a urban (city) area is much warmer than the surrounding rural (countryside) areas due to much more human activity. Please tell me if I'm wrong. :)

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: April 23rd, 2018, 4:26 pm
by starstudent
Yep!

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: April 27th, 2018, 3:52 pm
by LiteralRhinoceros
I guess i'll start this up again.
Where is most of the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere located? (layer)

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: May 1st, 2018, 5:58 am
by starstudent
Troposphere?