Feedback Mechanisms of Climate Change

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Which of the following are examples of positive feedback?

1. ice-albedo feedback

2. water vapor-cloud feedback

3. atmosphere ocean interactions

4. atmosphere biota interactions

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Which of the following are examples of negative feedback?

1. ice-albedo feedback

2. water vapor-cloud feedback

3. atmosphere ocean interactions

4. atmosphere biota interactions

2. Albedo refers to

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you check your understanding of the feedback mechanisms used by different climates to self-regulate. Information assessed also includes terms related to this concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • What biota refers to
  • Examples of negative feedback
  • Examples of positive feedback

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately define the key term albedo
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to answer a question regarding the situation that would cause our climate to cool
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on climate change

Additional Learning

Feedback Mechanisms of Climate Change is a lesson that will teach you how a system self-regulates in response to change. The covered objectives include:

  • Define feedback mechanism
  • Understand why the Earth balances energy
  • Know the different types of feedback mechanisms
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