THE AIR-SEA CONNECTION

HOW IS THE OCEAN AND THE ATMOSPHERE CONNECTED?

How does the ocean help support the atmoshere?

It helps transport energy and minerals from the climate around the world.

What types of gases doest the atmosphere contains?

The atmosphere contains 78% nitrogen, 20% oxygen, 0.93% argon, and 0.03% carbon dioxide.
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What causes rain or snow ?

The more water vapor there is available to the cloud, and the stronger the updrafts that cause this water vapor to condense into cloud water or ice particles, the more likely it is that snow will form within the cloud, and that the snowfall accumulation could be large
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