Table of Global Climate System Components

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  • climate — /kluy mit/, n. 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or… …   Universalium

  • Global warming — This article is about the change in climate Earth is currently experiencing. For general discussion of how Earth s climate can change, see Climate change …   Wikipedia

  • Geographic information system — GIS redirects here. For other uses, see GIS (disambiguation). A geographic information system, geographical information science, or geospatial information studies is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present… …   Wikipedia

  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — IPCC redirects here. For other uses, see IPCC (disambiguation). Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Org type Panel …   Wikipedia

  • Atmosphere — An atmosphere (from Greek ατμός atmos , vapor + σφαίρα sphaira , sphere ) is a layer of gases that may surround a material body of sufficient mass, [ [http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/school/clc/visits/glossary.asp Ontario Science Centre… …   Wikipedia

  • Tropopause — The tropopause is in the atmosphere between the troposphere and the stratosphere. Here the air ceases to cool at 56.5°C ( 70°F), and the air becomes almost completely dry.The troposphere is the lowest of the Earth s atmospheric layers and is the… …   Wikipedia

  • Lithosphere — The tectonic plates of the lithosphere on Earth …   Wikipedia

  • Troposphere — The troposphere is the lowest portion of Earth s atmosphere. It contains approximately 75% of the atmosphere s mass and almost all of its water vapor and aerosols. The average depth of the troposphere is about 11 km (7 miles) in the middle… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrosphere — A hydrosphere (from Greek ύδωρ hydor , water + σφαίρα sphaira , sphere ) in physical geography describes the collective mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet.Other hydrospheresA thick hydrosphere is thought to exist… …   Wikipedia

  • Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …   Universalium


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