What event is caused by radiation hitting the Earth's atmosphere?

Northern Lights
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One-Fifth
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Wall Clouds
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Climatology
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Acid Rain
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What is the name given to a fossil that best defines a rock layer's age?
Index Fossil
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On which canal would a traveler find Port Said?
Suez
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What is the study of plant life called?
Botany
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What is energy from the internal heat of the Earth called?
Geothermal
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What is the release of water vapor from plants called?
Transpiration
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What does Earth do to cause night and day?
Rotates
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What is the imaginary line that runs from the North to the South Pole called?
Axis
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What happens to the pressure of water as depth under the water increases?
It Increases
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What does the Saffir-Simpson scale measure?
Intensity Of Hurricanes
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What is a scientist who specializes in soil and crops called?
Agronomist
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What type of satellites are always in the same spot in Earth's orbit?
Geostationary Satellites
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In what modern-day country did the dog called the Rhodesian Ridgeback originate?
South Africa
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When a meander is cut off, what is formed?
Oxbow Lake
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What is a plant with no internal system of tube like structures called?
Nonvascular Plant
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What are the fastest and strongest global winds called?
Jet Streams
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What does your body use to get rid of salt?
Water
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What is another name for fossilized resin?
Amber
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What are the seasonal rains that occur in southeast Asia called?
Monsoon
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What are the broken-off pieces of glaciers that make it to the open sea called?
Icebergs
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What type of scientist studies microscopic plants and animals?
Microbiologist
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