Name ________________________ Date _________________ Period _______ Study Guide 1. Which layer of the atmosphere has the ozone layer? _________________________ 2. Which layer of the atmosphere protects us from meteoroids? ___________________ 3. If a maritime tropical air mass moves into Georgia, we could expect what weather conditions? ________________________________________________________ 4. What causes humid weather? ___________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 5. It’s daytime, and you’re looking for the beach. How can you find it using local winds? _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ 6. What causes the winds to blow differently during the day and night at the beach? (in other words, what causes land and sea breezes?) *hint: think Heating. _________________________________________________________________ 7. Due to the angle of the sunlight hitting the earth, the Earth is heated unequally, this results in ____________________________. 8. If you wanted to know the weather tomorrow, why would you compare today’s weather map to yesterday’s? ______________________________ 9. What two factors determine climate?_______________________________ 10. What’s Georgia’s climate? __________________________________ 11. From what do hurricanes get energy? ___________________________________ 12. What happens to a hurricane once it makes landfall?__________________________ 13. Describe the relationship between air pressure and weather. ____________________ _________________________________________________________________ 14. What global Winds have an effect on the weather in the U.S.A___________________ 15. Be able to describe the different fronts and weather associated with each. Be sure to study all your notes. This is just a guide!