Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 16 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 299: 10


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The temperature of the ground drops overnight. As the sun rises, the sun heats the air. However, the ground, which has a high thermal mass, is not heated as quickly. Thus, it is colder than the air, and it cools the air right above it through convection.
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