Extended Response Questions for Test

desribe how gas molecules in the atmosphere are heated by radiation and conduction

 
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Re: desribe how gas molecules in the atmosphere are heated by radiation and conduction
by Ben Gericke - Wednesday, 19 December 2012, 9:25 AM
 

You have given me definitions.  Be sure you can explain what happens to the radiant energy.  Different earth materials heat absorb radiant energy at different rates.  Explain how this works...what happens to the molecules?  Also, how does reradiation work?