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42.6.2
Describe the following units of measurement of temperature: Celsius;

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42.6.2
Describe the following units of measurement of temperature: Fahrenheit;

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42.6.2
Describe the following units of measurement of temperature: Absolute (Kelvin).

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42.6.4
Demonstrate proficiency in converting Celsius to Fahrenheit and Absolute, and any
combination of these.

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42.6.6
Explain the relationship between the temperature of a heat source and radiation
frequency.

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6

42.6.8
State the frequency band and wave length of:
solar radiation;

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42.6.8
State the frequency band and wave length of: terrestrial radiation.

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42.6.10
Explain what is meant by ‘solar radiation’, and state the components, and their
percentage values, that make up solar radiation.

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42.6.12
Explain how the components of solar radiation are affected by:
absorption;

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42.6.12
Explain how the components of solar radiation are affected by: reflection;

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42.6.12
Explain how the components of solar radiation are affected by: scattering.

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42.6.14
Explain what is meant by:
sky radiation;

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42.6.14
Explain what is meant by: global solar radiation.

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42.6.16
Describe the effect of the following on the amount of solar radiation received by earth:
distance between sun and earth;

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42.6.16
Describe the effect of the following on the amount of solar radiation received by earth: sun angle;

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42.6.16
Describe the effect of the following on the amount of solar radiation received by earth: length of day.

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42.6.18
Explain what is meant by and the significance of: solstice;

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42.6.18
Explain what is meant by and the significance of: equinox.

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42.6.20
Explain what is meant by ‘terrestrial radiation’, and state the type of radiation involved.

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42.6.22
List the atmospheric constituents that have the potential to hinder the escape of
terrestrial radiation.

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42.6.24
Explain the ‘greenhouse’ effect.

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42.6.26
Explain what is meant by the:
‘atmospheric window’;

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42.6.26
Explain what is meant by the: ‘energy budget’.

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24

42.6.28
Explain what is meant by: sensible heat;

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25

42.6.28
Explain what is meant by: specific heat.

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42.6.30
With the aid of graphs, describe the diurnal variation of surface air temperature.

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42.6.32
Explain how, and why, the following factors influence the diurnal variation of surface
air temperature: type of surface;

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42.6.32
Explain how, and why, the following factors influence the diurnal variation of surface
air temperature: oceans and other large water areas;

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42.6.32
Explain how, and why, the following factors influence the diurnal variation of surface
air temperature: water vapour;

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42.6.32
Explain how, and why, the following factors influence the diurnal variation of surface
air temperature: cloud;

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42.6.32
Explain how, and why, the following factors influence the diurnal variation of surface
air temperature: wind.

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42.6.34
Describe the characteristics of global maritime and continental climates.

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