Heating Earth's Surface and Atmosphere - Chapter 2

Earth - Sun Relationships

 

Forms of Energy

Temperature

* Interval scales tell us about the order of data points, and the size of the intervals

 in between data points.

** A ratio scale is an interval scale with a true zero point.

Mechanisms of Heat Transfer

Heat Budget

Latitudinal Heat Balance (annual radiation budget)

Remote Sensing (click here for PowerPoint slides)