Antarctic Meteorology and Climatology by J. C. King

By J. C. King

This e-book is a complete survey of the climatology and meteorology of Antarctica. the 1st element of the publication experiences the equipment through which we will detect the Antarctic surroundings and provides a synthesis of climatological measurements. within the moment part, the authors give some thought to the procedures that continue the saw weather, from large-scale atmospheric circulate to small-scale tactics. the ultimate part studies our present wisdom of the variety of Antarctic weather and the prospective results of "greenhouse" warming. The authors pressure hyperlinks one of the Antarctic surroundings, different components of the Antarctic weather approach (oceans, sea ice and ice sheets), and the worldwide weather procedure. This quantity can be of maximum curiosity to meteorologists and climatologists with a really good curiosity in Antarctica, however it also will entice researchers in Antarctic glaciology, oceanography and biology. Graduates and undergraduates learning actual geography, and the earth, atmospheric and environmental sciences will locate a lot invaluable heritage fabric within the e-book.

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50 Features of Venus WATER Many scientists believe that Venus may once have had water, but they believe that it disappeared due to the relentless force of the greenhouse gas effect. The toxic atmosphere heated up the planet’s surface, causing any existing water to evaporate. Once the water molecules (which are made up of hydrogen and oxygen atoms) vaporized into the upper atmosphere, they were divided into separate oxygen and hydrogen atoms. Hydrogen, a light gas, floated up and away from Venus’s gravitational pull.

Coronae Scientists say that coronae (the plural form of corona) are unknown elsewhere in the Solar System. They are a type of landform that is unique to Venus. Coronae resemble craters, but they are nearly perfect ovals with ridges and fault lines spreading outward. Scientists believe coronae are formed by flowing material from the planet’s mantle. The mantle of a planet is the thick layer of rock that surrounds the planet’s inner core. Above the mantle is the crust, which is a relatively thin crystallized 40 Features of Venus This Magellan image shows Artemis Chasma, which encloses the Artemis Corona, the largest known corona on Venus.

Since a greenhouse is a structure that purposely traps light and heat, this trapping of heat and energy by the atmosphere is called the greenhouse gas effect. 50 Features of Venus WATER Many scientists believe that Venus may once have had water, but they believe that it disappeared due to the relentless force of the greenhouse gas effect. The toxic atmosphere heated up the planet’s surface, causing any existing water to evaporate. Once the water molecules (which are made up of hydrogen and oxygen atoms) vaporized into the upper atmosphere, they were divided into separate oxygen and hydrogen atoms.

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