Is all the matter energy and processes within the earth’s boundary
Earth system
Is the mostly solid, rocky of earth
Geosphere
Is the part of the earth that is liquid water
Hydrosphere
Is a mixture of mostly invisible gases that surrounds the earth
Atmosphere
Is made up of living and the areas of earth where they are found.
Biosphere
Is the measure of force with which air molecules push on the area of the surface
Air pressure
Is the uppermost layer of the atmosphere
Thermosphere
is between the thermosphere and the stratosphere
Mesosphere
is between is between the mesosphere and the troposphere
Stratosphere
is the lowest layer of the atmosphere
Troposphere
is in an area in the stratosphere 15km to 40km above earth’s surface where ozone is highly concentrated.
Ozone layer
The movement of air caused by differences in air pressure
Wind
The measure of average kinetic energy of particles
Temperature
The total kinetic energy of particles
Thermal energy
The process when warm surface water is replaced by cool nutrient - rich water
Upwelling
Is the energy transferred between objects that are at different temperatures
Heat
Is a transfer of energy electromagnetic waves
Radiation
Is the transfer of energy due to movement of matter
Convection
Is the transfer of energy from one object to another through direct contact
Conduction
These wind systems occur at or near earth’s surface and are called
global winds