Week 4:

 

Reading:

 Chapter 4 :  The Atmospheric Circulation System

 

Powerpoint:

**seasons    **2questions  BeverageLocator

**Heat and heat transfer  GasLaws  States of matter

 

 

Exam #2 below here.

Thermal Circulation  ***

AirMotions ***     *** Short Movie (2:22)

 

Hand out

Atmospheric General Circulation  ****  Here's a video that may help.****

Seasons Summary

CoriolisForceNotes  ****

 

Animations/video clips

Seasons  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da103u-97Ek

short winters http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRAFjuF_UmQ

 

General Circulation

 

Coriolis Force  http://www.atmosedu.com/meteor/Animations/CoriolisForce.mov ***

 

Geostrophic Wind   http://www.atmosedu.com/meteor/Animations/GeostrophicWind.mov ***

 

 

 

 

Practice quiz. ***

 

Extra Credit idea#1.

Read Jeff Kiehl's 14 Hanuary 2011 Science article

http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/572331?print-article

and view his 3 minute video

http://x-journals.com/2011/geoscientist-jeff-kiehl-talks-about-his-findings-on-earths-potential-future-climate/

and write a 1 to 2 page summary.

 

Extra Credit idea#2.  Read through and summarize this climate outlook for 2016 http://www.climate.washington.edu/outlook.html  specifically look at Portland area or an area of specific  interest to you.