S-290 Unit 4: Basic Weather Processes

S-290 Unit 4: Basic Weather Processes
1) Describe the structure and composition of the atmosphere 2) Define weather and list its elements 3) Describe the Sun-Earth radiation budget and Earth’s heat balance 4) Describe factors affecting the temperature of Earth’s surface and lower atmosphere 5) Describe the greenhouse effect and its influence on air temperature 6) Describe temperature lag and how daily and seasonal temperature lags affect wildland fire behavior.