What might happen to earth if the temperature in the atmosphere rises by 5degrees and if the water in the ocean gets colder?

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  1. Natural science

    What might happen to earth if the temperature in the atmosphere rises by 5degrees and if the water in the ocean gets colder?
  2. physics

    swimmers often notice that when they start to swim in a still body of water after a hot sunny day the surface water is warm but the deeper water is cold. why this happens?explain. (is it that the heat of the sun can only heat up the surface of the water?) swimmers often feel ...
  3. science help PLS

    Which of the following correctly describes a way in which Earth’s atmosphere interacts with the hydrosphere? Living organisms breathe gases in the atmosphere. Water moves between Earth’s surface and the atmosphere. Gases in the atmosphere trap incoming solar radiation. ...
  4. Science, please! help!

    1. How does sea-floor spreading occur? a.New materials are being added to the atmosphere. b. Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. c. Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. d. Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. 2. Which feature form the ...
  5. physics

    The ocean level rises when global temperature rises, due to ____________________. A) Both of these.B) Neither of these.C) melting of ice caps at the poles.D) thermal expansion of water.
  6. physics

    The ocean level rises when global temperature rises, due to ____________________. A) Both of these.B) Neither of these.C) melting of ice caps at the poles.D) thermal expansion of water
  7. Science

    1.)Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) A.)Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth’s surface. B.)Earth’s magnetic field creates suitable temperatures on Earth’s surface. C.)Earth’s crust is warmed by heat from the sun. D.)Earth’s atmosphere ...
  8. PHYSICS

    Four billion years ago the Sun’s radiative output was 30% less than it is today. (i) If we assume the radius of the sun is the same, and that the Earth’s atmosphere was the same as it is now (that is, the atmosphere absorbs 10% of the incoming solar radiation and 80% of ...
  9. PHYSICS-radiation

    Four billion years ago the Sun’s radiative output was 30% less than it is today. (i) If we assume the radius of the sun is the same, and that the Earth’s atmosphere was the same as it is now (that is, the atmosphere absorbs 10% of the incoming solar radiation and 80% of ...
  10. Earth Science

    1. The water cycle is the _____. A. distribution of drinking water on Earth ?**? B. unending circulation of Earth's water supply ?**? C. the recycling of water after industrial use ?**? D. the evaporation of water from Earth's surface ?**? 2. Plants release water into the ...
  11. Science

    Can someone please please help me? I don't have a text book, i have a online book and it isn't working. Can someone please be nice and help me? Science isn't my subject! 1. Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth...
  12. Physics

    There is a small amount of water at the bottom of a sealed container of volume 5.2 liters which is otherwise full of an ideal gas. A thin tube open to the atmosphere extends down into the water. The system is initially at atmospheric pressure and temperature 113 Celsius. If we...
  13. geololgy

    Earth and Venus are so similar in size and overall composition that they are almost “twins.” Why did these two planets evolve so differently? Why is Earth's atmosphere rich in oxygen and poor in carbon dioxide, whereas the reverse is true on Venus? What would happen to ...
  14. Ms.Sue August or Anonymous

    All 3 of you I see usually answer a lot of questions. Can you help me with some of these? 1. Erosion is a slow process that causes change to Earth's surface. All of the following are sources of erosion except A.wind B.earthquakes C.glaciers D.ocean waves In which of these ways...
  15. earth science

    The global ocean covers about 70% of the Earth’s surface. If all the ocean water was uniformly distributed over the whole surface, what would be its depth? Assume that the Earth is a perfect sphere, and the average ocean depth is 4 km.
  16. Math

    For a scientific experiment, a physicist must make sure that the temperature of a metal does not get colder than −78 °C. The physicist changes the metal's temperature at a steady rate of −3 °C per hour. Let t represent temperature in degrees Celsius. Enter an ...
  17. Astronomy

    Atmospheric pressure is simply the weight (remember Newton’s Laws) of the atmosphere pushing down divided by the area upon which the atmosphere is pushing. The metric units of pressure are Newtons/m2 (also called a Pascal; you might also have heard of pounds per square inch...
  18. Science

    Some water molecules are split into hydrogen and oxygen when going from: A. Atmosphere to clouds B. Ocean to atmosphere C. Ground water to surface water D. Surface water to biosphere EXPLAIN!
  19. History

    True or False: 1. A region near the ocean will be cooler than a region inland of the same latitude. 2. The tundra is an area of cold climate with low-lying vegetation. (true?) 3. The climate of highland regions gets colder and colder as you go higher. (false?) 4. Temperate ...
  20. Physics

    A 0.1134kg spherical meteor of diameter 3 cm enters the earth’s atmosphere at an elevation of 121920m with a velocity of 13411.2 m/s. The meteor’s temperature is -73.15˚C. The specific heat at constant volume (Cv) of the meteor is 800 J/kg˚C. (a) If the meteor has a ...
  21. chemistry

    trade winds blow from east to west across the pacific ocean. The winds move surface waters westward across the ocean.this causes deeper, colder water to rise to the surface along the coast.this upwelling of deep ocean waters bring with it nutrients that would that would ...
  22. Enviro Science

    2. The water resources of Earth are located in a. salt water found in the ocean b. freshwater found in icecaps and glaciers c. fresh water found in rivers, lakes, and streams d. all of the above C 4. Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a moment in time and at any ...
  23. Science

    What would happen to ocean tides on Earth if Earth stopped rotating?
  24. Social Studie

    1: How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. 2, Which features form the...
  25. Science

    How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. •• 2, Which features form...
  26. Chemistry

    a sample of an ionic compound is dissolved in water and the water gets colder. what is acting as the system?what is acting as the surroundings? does the heat flow from the system to the surroundings or from the surroundings to the system? is this extothermic or endothermic?...
  27. Science

    Compare the nature greenhouse effect process with the human induced. 2. What are the greenhouse gases? Which one is the biggest concern? 3. What are scientists doing to collect data? 4. What role does the carbon cycle play in this problem? 5. What are the political and ...
  28. Science

    1, How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. •• 2, Which features ...
  29. Geographyand socity

    1. _______________________ is the science of predicting the weather. (1 point) Climatology Ecology Meterology Botany 2. _______________________ is the condition of the atmosphere at any given location and time. (1 point) Weather Precipitation Climate Temperature 3. This layer ...
  30. Math

    The surface of the ocean is 33 degrees. Every 3m you go down it gets colder. Sharks can live in temperatures between 6 and 27 degrees. What is the shallowest and deepest waters the Sharks can swim in, in meters?
  31. Earth Science

    A region of ocean water having the same temperature and salinity throughout is what??
  32. physic

    During fair weather, an electric field of about 100 N/C points vertically downward into the earth's atmosphere. Assuming that this field arises from charge distributed in a spherically symmetric manner over the surface of the earth, determine the net charge of the earth and ...
  33. physical science

    a weather balloon filled with gas is released and rises into the atmosphere. as it rises, the balloon__. a) gets smaller because air pressure outside the balloon increases b) gets smaller because gas pressure inside the balloon decreases c) doesnt change size d)gets larger ...
  34. Astronomy

    Why is the greenhouse effect on Earth not as drastic as on Venus? There is no carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere. The oceans dissolved much of the carbon dioxide. Earth is smaller than Venus so it can’t hold the gases in the atmosphere. There is more carbon dioxide in ...
  35. Astronomy

    Why is the greenhouse effect on Earth not as drastic as on Venus? -There is no carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere. -The oceans dissolved much of the carbon dioxide. -Earth is smaller than Venus so it can’t hold the gases in the atmosphere. -There is more carbon dioxide ...
  36. Physics

    Temperature decreases (gets colder) resonant frequencies decreases.. WHY?
  37. Math

    write an inequality representing the temperature t of the ocean water during the formation of the hurricane if the ocean water is above 80 degrees farenheit
  38. earth

    Atmosphere Homework! 1.Which of the following layers of the atmosphere is closest to space? 2.A barometer measures? 3. The atmosphere contains tiny solid particles called what? 4.The process by which the atmosphere slows Earth's loss of heat to space is called the ..? 5.Almost...
  39. Earth Science

    How does the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere at any one time compare to the total flux of water vapor through the atmosphere each year?
  40. physic

    mars once may have had an ocean 0.50 km deep. the acceleration due to gravity on mars is 0.379g, and we shall assume (unrealistically) the consisted of fresh water. a)what would be the guage pressure(in Pa)at the bottem of this martian ocean? b)what is the guage pressure (in ...
  41. meteorology

    Compared to the planet's average radius (6371 km or 3959 mi), the atmosphere is like the thin skin of an apple. About 99% of the atmosphere's mass occurs within about 32 km (20 mi) of Earth's surface. Hence, the thickness of the atmosphere represents only about _____ % of the ...
  42. Water cycle question

    The planet is covered by 97% ocean water. What would the global water cycle look like if the earth were covered by 50% ocean water?
  43. Science

    1. Describe the landscape of the ocean floor. 2. (a) What is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge? (b) What is the relationship between an ocean ridge and an ocean trench? 3. What new technologies allowed scientists to confirm that the sea floors are spreading? 4. Hess hypothesized that new...
  44. science help pls pls

    The diagram below shows the movement of energy in the water cycle. Diagram showing the movement of energy in the water cycle. There are three boxes and six arrows that appear in the following order: box labeled 'Atmosphere,' one arrow pointing to a box labeled '?,' arrow ...
  45. Earth's Dynamic Atmosphere

    The only substance that exists in the atmosphere as a solid, liquid, and gas is A. glucose. B. water. C. oxygen. D. nitrogen. My answer is b.
  46. Science

    What factors affect weather and climate? I think it's the sun, the water cycle, the atmosphere, and the ocean. The Sun is the most important because you need the sun for water cycle You need the ocean for the water cycle
  47. Physics

    he column of mercury in a barometer (see Figure below) has a height of 0.760 m when the pressure is one atmosphere and the temperature is 0.0 °C. Ignoring any change in the glass containing the mercury, what will be the height of the mercury column for the same one atmosphere...
  48. Earth Science

    What is a temperature inversion? What causes major temperature inversions in te atmosphere?
  49. University Earth Sciences

    What would happen if a planet's gravity drops? "Living things grow taller" "You can jump higher" Those are not answers I looking for, what I wanna know is if the centre pulling force of a planet is dropping, what would happen to it's mantle, plates, as well as the atmosphere?
  50. GPH111

    The temperature controls to two locations on Earth. Discuss how the 5 factors influencing temperature patterns effect St. Louis, Missouri (38°39' N, 90°W; elevation 535 ft) and Singapore (1°24'N, 103°55'E; elevation 16ft). How does the latitude affect the temperature? Is ...
  51. Temperature(Math)

    At 5 o'clock in the morning, the temperature at the top of the race course was -13o. By 10:00 A.M., it was +12o. How much had the temperature risen? Answer: 25o The temperature rose from -12o to +23o by noon. How much did the temperature change? Answer: 11o In the afternoon, ...
  52. chemistry

    at certain altitude in the upper atmosphere, the temperature is estimated to be -100 degree celsius and the density just 10^-9 that of the earth's atmosphere at STP. Assuming a uniform atmosphere at STP. Assuming a uniform atmospheric composition, what is the pressure, in ...
  53. Bio

    What are some human activities which might cause oxygen levels in the atmosphere to drop dramatically? Read this: http://www.ecology.com/dr-jacks-natural-world/most-important-organism/index.html Then ask what would happen if we poisoned off the algae. This could easily happen ...
  54. chemistry

    a balloon is filled with 500 mL of helium at a temperature of 27 degrees celsius and 755 mmHg as the balloon rises in the atmosphere the pressure and temperature drop what volume will it have when it reaches an altitude where the temperature is -33 degrees celcius and the ...
  55. chemistry

    a balloon is filled with 500 mL of helium at a temperature of 27 degrees celsius and 755 mmHg as the balloon rises in the atmosphere the pressure and temperature drop what volume will it have when it reaches an altitude where the temperature is -33 degrees celcius and the ...
  56. Earth's Dynamic Atmosphere

    The Sun heats the Earth. The Earth then reradiates this heat energy back into space. However, the amount of _______ in the air plays a key role in absorbing much of this exiting heat and warming Earth's atmosphere. A. carbon dioxide B. nitrogen C. oxygen D. argon my answer i ...
  57. biology

    What is the source of energy driving the hydrolic cycle? a. evaporation of the ocean water b. heat conducted from the earth's core to the surface c. radiant heat from the sun d. air currents returning to the earth's surface I chose a) evaporation of the ocean water. but after ...
  58. SCIENCE HELP PLS

    The density of gas particles in a section of Earth’s atmosphere decreases. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for this event? The air pressure in that section of Earth’s atmosphere decreased. The air pressure in that section of Earth’s atmosphere ...
  59. earth science

    one reason the moon might be a better place than earth to study the universe is there is almost no atmosphere. True or False MY guess is false
  60. chemistry

    A weather balloon is inflated to a volume of 27.0 at a pressure of 730 and a temperature of 31.3. The balloon rises in the atmosphere to an altitude, where the pressure is 365 and the temperature is -14.6. use as a ideal gas behavior
  61. Geography

    For this question, you need to apply what you learned about temperature controls to two locations on Earth. Discuss how the 5 factors influencing temperature patterns effect St. Louis, Missouri (38°39' N, 90°W; elevation 535 ft) and Singapore (1°24'N, 103°55'E; elevation ...
  62. Human and Social Biology

    A calorimeter was used to oxidise completely 2g of a food sample,causing a temperature rise of 5degrees C in 100cm3 of water(this figure includes the water equivalent of the apparatus). How much energy was present in the food sample(in joule per g)?
  63. Science (weather & climate) -

    I just wanted to post this question once more. I have to go offline soon. Please go over my answers. Thanks True or false: 7.Eruptions fom volcanoes decrease global temperatures. I answered false because volcanes spew out CO2 into the atmophere. The 16._________-sphere affects...
  64. science

    As temperature rises, solid generally become more soluble in water, but gases become less soluble. If soft drink contains high concentrations of sugar and carbon dioxide, which of the following may be expected to happen if it is cooled down? 1. Sugar may precipitate out. 2. ...
  65. Science

    As temperature rises, solids generally become more soluble in water, but gases become less soluble. If a soft drink contains high concentrations of sugar and carbon dioxide, which of the following may be expected to happen if it is cooled down? A) Sugar may precipitate out. B...
  66. science

    As temperature rises, solids generally become more soluble in water, but gases become less soluble. If a soft drink contains high concentrations of sugar and carbon dioxide, which of the following may be expected to happen if it is cooled down?A) Sugar may precipitate out. B) ...
  67. science

    As temperature rises, solids generally become more soluble in water, but gases become less soluble. If a soft drink contains high concentrations of sugar and carbon dioxide, which of the following may be expected to happen if it is cooled down? A) Sugar may precipitate out. B...
  68. chemistry

    As temperature rises, solids generally become more soluble in water, but gases become less soluble. If a soft drink contains high concentrations of sugar and carbon dioxide, which of the following may be expected to happen if it is cooled down? A) Sugar may precipitate out. B...
  69. science

    As temperature rises, solids generally become more soluble in water, but gases become less soluble. If a soft drink contains high concentrations of sugar and carbon dioxide, which of the following may be expected to happen if it is cooled down? A) Sugar may precipitate out. B...
  70. Science

    How does buying a car that gets good gas mileage might reduce the amount of carbon dioxide that is added to the atmosphere?
  71. biology

    As the temperature of water rises, the rate of ventilation in a fish also rises. please could someone point out why this is or give me a useful link which could explain it! thank you sam
  72. Physcial Science

    A friend infers from the graph that the temperature of a 10.0-g sample of iron would rise 110 degrees Celsius. What should she ask before using the graph this way. (btw the graph depicts that 1 gram of aluminum's temperature rises 5.6 degrees Celsius, 1 gram of iron's ...
  73. pHYSICS

    You're working on an experiment to determine the calorie content of peanuts. To do this, you burn a peanut beneath a container of water, and measure the water's temperature change. Suppose the peanut has a mass of 0.59 g, and the water has a mass of 63.5 g. The water's ...
  74. The Global Ocean

    Because both the atmosphere and the oceans are fluid, what force is free to deform them? A. The Earth's rotation B. Gravity C. Air pressure D. The wind My answer is c.
  75. Science

    I'm having another problem. These multiple choice questions confuse me. Can you please help again. The density of seawater is either greater than freswater, increases with increasing depth in the oceans, changes with changing temperature, increases with increasing salinity, or...
  76. math chem

    Global warming refers to the rise in average global temperature due to the increased concentration of certain gases, called greenhouse gases, in our atmosphere. Earth¡¯s oceans, because of their high heat capacity, can absorb heat and therefore act to slow down global ...
  77. SCIENCE Please help

    A cloud forms around 45° south latitude and is carried through the atmosphere on the Westerlies. As the water molecules in the cloud move through the atmosphere, which step in the water cycle is most likely to happen next? The molecules cool and eventually condense. The ...
  78. pls help me science

    A cloud forms around 45° south latitude and is carried through the atmosphere on the Westerlies. As the water molecules in the cloud move through the atmosphere, which step in the water cycle is most likely to happen next? The molecules cool and eventually condense. The ...
  79. Science

    Oceans receive freshwater from precipitation and rivers. Yet ocean level do not change very much from these actions. Why are ocean level not greatly affected? a) Water is constantly seeping underground in the ocean; B)Water is constantly evaporating over the ocean's surface; c...
  80. Chemistry

    If 22 g of water is heated so that the water temperature rises from 18.1°C to 21.5°C, how many calories have been absorbed by the water? The specific heat of water = 1.00 cal / (g · °C)
  81. chemistry

    When water is cooled to a temperature x , it gets converted into ice at temperature x by a process called p. And when ice at temperature x is warmed, it gets converted into water at the same temperature x in a process called Q a) what is the value of temperature x in kelvin? b...
  82. science

    The atmosphere is composed of a mixture of _______________, _____________ ____________, and tiny___________________. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The origin of our atmosphere is still open to a great deal of speculation. One theory is that the first ...
  83. Physics, fluid mechanics

    The temperature of earth atmosphere drops 5°C for every 1km elevation above the earth surface. If the air temperature at ground level is 15°C and 760 mmHg, determine the elevation in m when the pressure is 380 mmHg. Assume the air is an ideal gas with molecular weight of 29 ...
  84. chemistry

    A weather balloon if it starts with 10 liters of helium at 0km elevation and a temperature of 20 degrees. it is released and rises up through the atmosphere to an elevation of 12km where the temperature is -60degrees. calculate the volume of the helium at 12km.
  85. Chemistry

    A weather balloon is inflated to a volume of 29.6 L at a pressure of 734 mmHg and a temperature of 27.0 C. The balloon rises in the atmosphere to an altitude, where the pressure is 360 mmHg and the temperature is -13.6 C.
  86. Science

    What would happen if the temperature of the Tundra increased? Like to the temperature of North America. I seriously have no idea besides the animals and plants might die. Help!?
  87. Overdue Science Lesson, Very Urgent.

    1: How does sea-floor spreading occur? A, New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B, Earthquakes break apart the ocean floor. C, Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D, Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface. 2, Which features form the...
  88. Physics

    If you take a boat from earth and put it on a planet with twice earth's gravity, what would happen if you tried to float it in water?
  89. Health

    What might happen if you lost a lot of your platelets? A. You might bleed for a longer time. <<<< B. You might get more infections. C. You might have trouble breathing. D. You might not get enough oxygen.
  90. science

    as temperature rises, solids generally become more soluble in water, but the gases become less soluble. If a soft drink contains high concentrations of sugar and carbon dioxide, which of the following may be expected to happen if it is cooled down? 1.sugar may precipitate. 2....
  91. Math

    Between 4am and 5am, the water rises from 1.4m to 1.9m. Therefore, it rises 50 centimetres in 60 minutes. This means that the water rises approximately 0.83 centimetres every minute (50 ÷ 60 = 0.83cm). The water will have to increase 0.31m – or 31cm – from 1.4m for the ...
  92. English

    This topic is deleting satistical data and examples. original material Water is an important part of the earth.In fact, water is the reason human beings live on the planet.Water is everywhere.It is in the atmosphere, the air that people breathe. it is in the soil, the ground ...
  93. geology(science) does this sound ok?

    write a 200-300 word description of how these four subsystems interact with one another. In your response, identify one type of resource from each subsystem on which people depend. this is what i said..... The earths 4 subsystems are the following lithosphere, hydrosphere, ...
  94. Geography

    How do El Nino and La Nina affect climate? My answer: El Nino affects the climate in a natural manner in which changes the ocean temperature and affects the weather worldwide by thrusting warm waters and heavy rains toward the Americas. La Nina affects the climate as well when...
  95. Physics

    As an environmentally friendly idea, some have proposed using the temperature gradient of the ocean to generate electricity. This system would use the temperature gradient between the surface of the ocean (at about 200 C) and the water temperature at a depth of about 1 km (at ...
  96. physics

    As an environmentally friendly idea, some have proposed using the temperature gradient of the ocean to generate electricity. This system would use the temperature gradient between the surface of the ocean (at about 200 C) and the water temperature at a depth of about 1 km (at ...
  97. Chemistry

    A cublic meter of ocean water contains 6x10^-5 g of gold. If the total mass of the water in Earth's oceans is 4x10^20 kg, how many kilograms of gold are distributed throughout the ocean? (Assume that the density of seawater is 1 g/cm3.) How many literes of seawater would have ...
  98. Physics

    Europa, a satellite of Jupiter, appears to have an ocean beneath its icy surface. Proposals have been made to send a robotic submarine to Europa to see if there might be life there. There is no atmosphere on Europa, and we shall assume that the surface ice is thin enough that ...
  99. science

    A weather balloon carries instruments that measure temperature, pressure, and humidity as it rises through the atmosphere. Suppose such a balloon has a volume of 1.2 m^3 at sea level where the pressure is 1 atm and the temperature is 20°C. When the balloon is at an altitude ...
  100. Science

    Which statement describes the relationship among the sun wing and ocean currents A. The sun heats the ocean surface causing water to evaporate producing wind currents B.The sun heats earth unequally cuaing winds that drive ocean surface currents C.The sun heats the air and the...
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