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Earth Science Section 11.2 State of the Atmopshere

Earth Science Section 11.2 State of the Atmopshere

Author: Renee Haugen

Define temperature, pressure, and density relationships in Earth's atmosphere

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Section 11.2 State of the Atmosphere


Section 11.2 State of the Atmosphere

Source: Renee Haugen

Temperature and Heat are NOT the same thing!

Air pressure is caused when...

Air pressure = 14.7...

Sometimes, this relationship is turned upside down...

Cool air is more dense and stays close to the ground...

Air moves from areas of higher density to lower density.

Imbalances are caused by...