question 2,3 and 4

200 words each question,  the class is foundations of earth science

 

 

1. Of the three “Local Wind” types discussed in the textbook, which do you think could be most easily harnessed for the generation of electricity by a huge wind farm? Some important things to consider: strength and consistency of the wind, location of a good electrical grid to carry the power, surface on which to build the farm and proximity to a large population center.

 

2. Compare and contrast the atmospheres of Jovian planets and the atmospheres of terrestrial planets. Why are the components of Jovian atmospheres so different from those of terrestrial planets?

 

3.

Describe the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram. How is it useful in classifying stars? Where do stars tend to cluster on the diagram? Where on the H-R diagram does a star spend most of its life?