Chapter 8,9 _Friday, Mar 14_

Chapter 8,9 _Friday, Mar 14_ - Modified Koeppen System The...

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Modified Koeppen System Af 1 Major Climate type: Tropical Humidity/precip Wet The basis is temperatures and precipitation amounts and patterns .
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3 Severe Midlatitude Climates (Group D) • Distribution of D Climates – Northern Hemisphere only – Within 35–70º of latitude – Two types: 1. Humid continental 2. Sub-arctic
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Distinctive Features of D Climates Temperature Big annual temp. range Continentality Cold winter, relatively short summer 4 Dfa Humidity/precip No dry season Temp Hot Summer
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5 • Distinctive Features of D climates Precipitation : mostly in summer Dwa Major Climate type: Midlatitude Severe Humidity/Precip Humid with Dry winter Temp Hot summer
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6 • Climographs Dfc Humidity/precip No dry season Temp Cool summer
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7 – Fig. 8-32 Dominant Controls (D) • Wind patterns • Continentality
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8 Polar Climates (Group E) • Distribution – Poleward of 70º of latitude •2 types 1. Tundra 2. Ice Cap
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9 • Distinctive Characteristics – Temperatures Coldest summers Lowest annual average Large annual temperature range Small daily temperature range
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10 • Distinctive Characteristics – Extraordinarily dry Low precipitating, mostly snow Evaporation is nil ET Climate class Polar Tundra No summer
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11 Tundra (ET) • Main Locations Fringes of Arctic Ocean Small coastal areas in Antarctica Fig. 8-36
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12 Ice Cape (EF) • Location Antarctica Greenland Fig. 8-36
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13 • Climographs – Fig. 8-38 Temperature Long, cold, dark winter Cold, windy summers Precipitation Very sparse, all snow
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Chapter 8,9 _Friday, Mar 14_ - Modified Koeppen System The...

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