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ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA


ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA
ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA

Atmospheric phenomena directly influence the formation of different landscapes of our planet. Weather forecast. The atmosphere, its definition, structure and function. The troposphere: Rain, hail, lightening and cloud formation. Rainfall. Storms: thunder storms, hurricanes and tornadoes. Meteorological observation stations. Summary.


INTRODUCTION
- Our planet EARTH offers a great variety of landscapes and climates.
- Not all parts of the Earth receive the Sunís rays in the same way
- The origin of winds
- Temperature, water and life are related to each other
- Weather-forecasting
- Meteorological observation stations, spotter plans and space satellites

THE ATMOSPHERE
- Definition of the atmosphere
- The troposphere and its characteristics
- Origin of rain
- Different air pressures and temperatures give birth to winds
- Atmospheric phenomena: rain, hail, lightening
- The clouds

CLOUD FORMATION
- How are clouds formed?
- Different types of clouds

RAINFALL
- Not all clouds formed produce rainfall
- Snowflakes
- Hailstones

STORMS
- The thunder-storms. How are they formed?
- Hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones
- Tornadoes
- Meteorological observation stations, meteorological satellites, spotter-planes and computers

SUMMARY

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