Ch 10: Introduction to Atmospheric Science

About This Chapter

When you watch or read the lessons in this chapter, you can learn about the basics of atmospheric science, such as the water cycle and influences on the atmosphere. You may be able to use these lessons to obtain continuing education credit in science, study for an exam or improve your knowledge of atmospheric science.

Introduction to Atmospheric Science - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, the instructor will use easy-to-follow illustrations and language to help you understand the basics of atmospheric science. You can study these short lessons anytime, from anywhere, using a mobile device. After you've finished reviewing the lessons and taking the online self-assessment quizzes, you should know:

  • How to describe the relationship between earth's internal and external forces
  • How factors such as humidity and wind influence the atmosphere
  • What the steps of evaporation, precipitation and condensation are

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