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Time and Location “Rat”s! Plants Heat Water Rocks 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5
What longitude is the Prime Meridian?
Where is the Antarctic Circle? (give hemisphere and latitude)
Moscow latitude is 56⁰ N. Jakarta is 6⁰ S. How many degrees of latitude separate these cities?
Sydney is 4 time zones west of Honolulu. At 7 am Tuesday in Sydney, what is the time and day in Honolulu?
If it is noon in Greenwich England 10 am where you are, what is your approximate longitude (include the E or W)?
What is the name of the process in which rainfall soaks into the soil?
On a typical trade wind day in Hawai´i, what climate element increases between about 6000 (2000 m) and 7000 feet (2300 m) altitude?
What is the term for the maximum amount of water vapor the air will hold?
Grass has a lower albedo than concrete. Why is grass usually cooler than concrete on a sunny day?
Identify this rock
Seaweed is an example from which environmental sphere?
What kind of relationship is shown in this scatterplot (+, -, or nothing)?
In the isoflor map, where is the maximum species gradient: A, B, C, or D?
In our vegetation lab, what two measurements did we compare to estimate water stress on plants?
What do these bar charts tell you about how grass and other plants compete in different types of soil?
On a sunny day, which is hotter: the air, the surface, or the soil below the surface?
What is the common term for the plume of magma rising from the mantle beneath the Hawaiian Islands?
If sunlight is 100 W/m² and the albedo is 40%, how much sunlight is absorbed by the surface in W/m²?
Under what conditions would all surface temperature measurements be approximately the same?
In the energy balance at the surface, what are A, B, and C?
Which kind of pressure system is most likely to produce rain: High or Low pressure?
Rain falls on the surface. Where does the rainwater go (name 3 ways it leaves the surface it fell on)?
As air temperature increases during the day, how does the relative humidity change?
The dew point tells you which of the following: air temperature, SVP, or VP?
What would happen to the vapor pressure if the air temperature dropped below the dew point?
About what speed is the Pacific Plate moving in the area of the Hawaiian Islands ?
Name one mineral that you can scratch with your fingernail.
An igneous rock has fine texture, light color, and low density. Name the rock.
If the “bend” in the Hawaiian Island-Emperor seamount chain had never occurred, what direction would Kauai be from the Big Island?
Identify this rock
Category: Heat Make your wager
In the diagram: below the surface, does heat flow downward into the soil, or upward toward the surface?