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Factors Affecting the Diurnal Cycle: Clouds and Moisture
This undergraduate meteorology tutorial is one in a series explaining how and why the temperature rises and falls at the surface of the Earth. It discusses the effect on surface temperatures of soil type, surface moisture, and clouds or fog.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1996-1998 Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Meteorology Department and Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon. All rights Reserved. The modules are copyrighted, but are otherwise provided free of charge. They may be freely reproduced for noncommercial use, provided that the copyright notices are retained.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-747
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Prof John W. Nielsen-Gammon
Texas A&M University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Contributor: Mr John Douglas Fulton
Sandia National Laboratories

Publisher: Prof John W. Nielsen-Gammon
Texas A&M University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences