General Circulation of the Atmosphere

Sources: http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/wxwise/class/gencirc.html Climate and general circulation of the atmosphere are related to: Energy balance Transport processes The three cell model Energy Balance Related to the balance of the incoming solar radiation and the outgoing terrestrial radiation emitted by the earth. Over the globe, the energy balance is nearly balanced when… Continue reading

Water Resources 9-30-2013

Reading Reference for Water:  http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/mearthsw.html Water Resources Water resources are sources of water that are useful or potentially useful. Uses of water include agricultural, industrial, household, recreational and environmental activities. The majority of human uses require fresh water.   97 percent of the water on the Earth is salt water… Continue reading