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insolation

the amount of the suns energy that reaches earth at a given time and place. insolation is short for incoming solar radiation

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atmosphere

the blanket of gasses that surrounds earth

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troposphere

the layer of atmosphere closest to earths surface

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air pressure

the pressure excerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere

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weather

what the lower atmosphere in any given time and place

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barometer

a device measuring air pressure