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Department
Geography
Course
GG101
Professor
William Bill Quinton
Semester
Fall

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Climates of the earth Temperature and precipitation -simple and regular measurements -long-term averages Basis for climate classification -2 major climatic influences (latitude, continental maritime) -temperature of the air mass (warmer=hold more H O) 2 On a side note: Review the 4 lifting mechanisms…… Difference b/w high and low temps increase as you move north, away from the equator Seasonality – difference b/w highs and lows over a yearly base (temperatures) Proximity to large body of water will affect your seasonality temperature regimines -air temp and temp cycles related to: -latitude (tropical, equatorial, mid-latitude…) -location (continential or matirime) Control on temperature regimine -annual variation of S down (controlled by latitude) -location (moderating affects) Monthly temperature -average of daily Ta for each month -ie daily is the average of the max and min Ta. Seasonality of precipitation -not accounte
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