Example answer if I chose Seattle, WA:
I have family in the city Seattle. The atmosphere in Seattle is thick with clouds and water vapor seven months of the year. The hydrosphere is represented by the Pudget Sound and various lakes around the metro area. Mount Rainer represents both the lithosphere and the cryosphere. The cryosphere because it is snowcapped and the lithosphere because it is a stratovolcano. The lithosphere is very prominent around Seattle with both active and inactive volcanoes surrounding the area because of the subduction of the Juan de Fuca plate offshore. The city has a thriving biosphere of insects and deer.
a) What is the global albedo of Earth?
b) What is the global albedo of Venus?
c) Which planet absorbs more actual sunlight – Earth or Venus?
d) What is the actual average surface temperature of Earth?
e) What is the actual average surface temperature of Venus?
4.Venus’ average surface temperature is much hotter than Earth’s
a) Which object would emit more radiation (have a higher intensity) Venus or the Sun? Support your answer using radiation law(s).
b) Of the Earth, Venus, and the Sun, which would have the longest peak wavelength? The shortest? Support you answer using radiation law(s).
5. In 3-5 sentences, explain the primary reason for the difference in temperatures between the two planets.