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LAB MODULE 8: AIR MASSES AND WEATHER SYSTEMS

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LAB MODULE 8: AIR MASSES AND WEATHER SYSTEMS

Note: Please refer to the GETTING STARTED lab module to learn how to maneuver through and answer the lab questions using the Google Earth () component.

Key Terms

You should know and understand the following terms:

Air mass

Cold front

Occluded Front

● Continental (c)

Downburst

Stationary Front

● Maritime (m)

Front

Thunderstorm

● Arctic or Antarctic (A)

Mesocyclones

Tropical Cyclones

● Polar (P)

Microburst

Warm Front

LAB MODULE 7: ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE

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LAB MODULE 7: ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE

Note: Please refer to the GETTING STARTED lab module to learn tips on how to set up and maneuver through the Google Earth () component of this lab.

KEY TERMS

The following is a list of important words and concepts used in this lab module:

Adiabatic processes

Frontal uplift

Physical states of water

Cirrus clouds

Hydrologic cycle

Relative humidity

Condensation level

Maximum humidity

Specific humidity

Convectional uplift

Orographic uplift

Stratus clouds

California Drought Paper

Topic: California Drought

 

Pages: 2

 

Format: APA

 

References: 3 at least

 

Space: Double Space

DB 4b

1. 205 instruction

2. 205 textbook

3. 325 instruction

4. 325 reading material.

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