Heat Imbalance Research Paper

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The reason for our heat imbalance is the eats axis and rotation. If the earth’s axis was vertical and also vertical as it orbits the sun, the size of the heat imbalance can be the same all year in both the poles and the equator. Because the Earth’s axis is tilted at 23 degrees one hemisphere gets more sunlight than the other due to the earth’s orbit around the sun. In summer one area will receive more sunlight than the other causing the other area to experience winter. The more incoming solar radiation an area experiences the more warmer that area is. Therefore we can say that the earth’s heat imbalance is caused by the earth’s tilted axis and how it orbits the sun thus we experience different seasons

Our main source of heat for Earth is the
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E.g. leaving a spoon on a pot getting heated, over a short period of time the spoon will then get hot. This is caused by a transfer of heat energy from particle to particle. But air can conduct heat energy very poorly.
Convection is the transfer of energy in a liquid. E.g. liquid boiling in a pot on a stove. As the energy is transferred into the earth’s atmosphere due to terrestrial radiation. The air warms then rises, as the air rises it cools, when it cools it then defends back down towards the earth’s surface and warms again. This cycle continues and knowns as convection.
The pressure gradient force (PGF) is when extreme heat at the equator causes the warm air to rise, this causes a low pressure area at the surface. As the air rises it reaches the atmosphere. At the atmosphere the air diverges and moves towards 30 degrees north and south causing the air to cool and sink. When the air sinks and reaches the earth’s surface it diverges and some of this cold air warms and moves towards the equator as winds, called Sub-tropical Easterlies or Trade winds, when they converge they form the inter tropical convergence zone, where they form cells called Hadley cells. Some of the air warms and rises, moving towards the poles known as Westerlies. when these winds reach the polar front at 60 degrees north and south the air warms and forced to rise.When the air rises, it cools causing it to diverge. Some of this air moves

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