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How Much Do You Know About Meteorology?

Meteorology is the science that helps us predict Mother Nature's peculiar weather patterns. Take this amazing quiz to know all about meteorology. Remember to have fun!
Prateek Pawar Nov 23, 2020
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Meteorology is the study of atmosphere, atmospheric phenomena, and atmospheric effects on our weather.
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Meteorology focuses on the lower parts of the atmosphere, primarily the troposphere, where most weather takes place. Whereas, Aeronomy is the study of the upper parts of the atmosphere, where unique chemical and physical processes occur.
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Meteorologists use scientific principles to observe, explain, and forecast the weather. They focus on atmospheric research or operational weather forecasting.
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Evangelista Torricelli was an Italian physicist and mathematician, and a student of Galileo. He is best known for his invention of the barometer.
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Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. If there is a lot of water vapor in the air, the humidity will be high. The higher the humidity, the wetter it feels outside.
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Ozone helps in trapping ultraviolet radiation, or UV light, which can penetrate organisms’ protective layers, like skin, damaging DNA molecules in plants and animals.
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Tropical cyclone is a rotating low-pressure weather system that has organized thunderstorms but no fronts. When the maximum sustained winds of a tropical storm reach 74 miles per hour, it’s called a hurricane.
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The World Meteorological Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology and geophysics. It is located in Geneva, Switzerland.
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The date of the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization in 23 March 1950 has been named World Meteorological Day. This organization announces a slogan for World Meteorology Day every year, and this day is celebrated in all member countries.
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The water cycle is a complex system that includes many different processes. Liquid water evaporates into water vapor, condenses to form clouds, and precipitates back to earth in the form of rain and snow.
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Charles Thomson Rees Wilson was a Scottish physicist and meteorologist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the famous cloud chamber.
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A Doppler radar is a specialized radar that uses the Doppler Effect to produce velocity data about objects at a distance. Being able to tell where a storm is moving greatly improves the accuracy of meteorologists' forecasts.
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