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De La Salle College Online - INSPIRING THE IMAGINATION AND SEEKING NEW HEIGHTS
ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE
This is an external standard worth 4 credits. Learning around the common process which occur in the atmosphere form the key intentions.
Processes in the atmosphere system will be selected from:
  • atmosphere composition – gases, aerosols including clouds, gradients, temperature, pressure, density
  • atmospheric circulation, convection cells - Hadley, Ferrel, Polar wind belts - Trade, Westerlies, Polar Easterlies, Doldrums Coriolis effect  
  • transport of matter and heat energy – water, gases, aerosols from volcanic eruptions
  • cycles – water, carbon; biological pump and physical pump
  • climate – global and regional trends – temperature, precipitation, weather.

class notes : Power points

The Atmospheric layers and aerosols.pptx
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Water, energy and circulation.pptx
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Weather and climate.pptx
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Carbon Cycle 13ESS.pptx
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worksheets

1. Atmosphere layers exercise.pdf
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3. Atmospheric circulation etc HW exercise.pdf
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notes to read for understanding

Atmosphere notes.docx
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Climate and Weather NZ clouds.docx
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Aerosols and Clouds.docx
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Climate global warming.doc
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Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere over the last 35 years.doc
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Global climate.docx
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Carbon Dioxide increase in the Atmosphere.docx
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The Carbon Cycle_1.docx
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Climate and weather good notes NZ.docx
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The Earth's climate system.docx
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videos to help further understand atmospheric processes

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