Ch 27: Atmospheric Sciences

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons online and learn about atmospheric states and factors that influence climate. These video lessons are short and engaging and make learning easy!

Atmospheric Sciences - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The study of the atmosphere and its processes are covered in this chapter. Geology instructors provide instruction on the various factors that affect the atmospheric cycle and how global warming impacts climate. You'll have the chance to watch video lessons on temperature, humidity and wind while learning about regional weather patterns and cycles of matter.

After watching the videos in this chapter, you'll have knowledge of:

  • Different factors that impact the state of the atmosphere
  • Relationships between weather patterns and climate
  • Causes of global warming
  • Nitrogen and carbon cycles

Video Objectives
Temperature, Clouds, Wind & Humidity on the Atmospheric Cycle Describes how these factors determine the state of the atmosphere in its layers.
Natural Factors That Determine A Region's Climate Explains how the long-term weather patterns of a region dictate its climate. Describes the impact of other natural factors like landforms and ocean currents.
Global Warming: Atmospheric Causes and Effect on Climate Discusses the greenhouse effect and greenhouse gases. Explains how global warming could play a role in changes in climate.
Cycles of Matter: The Nitrogen Cycle and the Carbon Cycle Illustrates how carbon and nitrogen cycle through the environment. Defines biotic and abiotic components and explains what role these components play in this movement.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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