GEOG 210 - latitudes have an energy __, which in turn

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_______latitudes have an energy ______, which in turn is transferred to _______latitudes among other processes through_______.

Question 8 options:


a) Tropical (low)/ surplus/ polar (high)/ air circulation or wind.


b) Polar (high)/ surplus/ tropical/ air circulation (wind)


c) Tropical (low)/ deficit/ polar/ air circulation or wind.


d) None of the options given.


What is the approximate position of Portland, OR? Nobody is looking at you, so try to figure this out without using an atlas or the internet!

Question 7 options:


a) 38° S, 141° E


b) 45° N, 122° W


c) 45° S, 122° W


d) 45° N, 122° E



The proportion of incoming solar radiation that is reflected by a surface is mediated by the ______ of that surface.

Question 9 options:


a) shortwave radiation capacity


b) albedo


c) temperature


d) patchiness



The atmosphere warms up primarily ___________.

Question 10 options:


a) in equal proportions from both the heat (low-wave radiation) that comes from the earth surface AND from the heat (short wave radiation) that comes from the sun


b) from the heat (short wave radiation) that comes directly from the sun


c) from the heat (low-wave radiation) that comes directly from the earth surface


d) None of the options given.



The greenhouse effect refers to

Question 11 options:


a) none of the options given


b) is a natural phenomena that keep the temperature of our atmosphere much warmer (and hence livable).


c) a human-made process due to pollution that has been damaging our atmosphere and threatening the Earth


d) is a hoax invented by unscrupulous scientists.



Within the first ca. 100 km from the earth surface up, the atmosphere

Question 12 options:


a) contains gasses (nitrogen and oxygen) that are evenly mixed


b) contains gasses (argon and carbon dioxide) that are not mixed


c) contains gasses (argon and carbon dioxide) that are evenly mixed


d) contains gasses (nitrogen and oxygen) that are not mixed


A tree at the Tropic of Cancer casts a shadow that points due south exactly at noon. Based on this, which of the following can you certainly conclude?

Question 13 options:


a) It is the April equinox


b) It is the December solstice


c) It is the June solstice


d) It is impossible


The main process responsible for determining the color of the sky is called:

Question 14 options:


a) reflection


b) conduction


c) scattering


d) electromagnetic radiation


he highest proportion of incoming solar radiation (i.e. insolation) that reaches the earth...

Question 15 options:


a) also reaches the earth surfaces as direct insolation


b) is reflected back by the earth surface to outer space


c) is absorbed by the atmosphere before it reaches the earth surface


d) is reflected back by clouds and dusts to outer space



A system where its condition fluctuates around a mean over time, is said to be in a _____________ equilibrium.

Question 17 options:


a) tipping-point


b) dynamic


c) meta-stable


d) steady-state


The collapse of several civilization that were thought to be in balance with nature was driven by socio-ecological tipping points that were crossed. This refers to a ___________ equilibrium.

Question 18 options:


a) steady-state


b) meta-stable


c) dinamic


d) catastrophic

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