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Unformatted text preview: EXERCISE 11 : Insolation 6 ." ( a ) During a year , which of the three latitudes experiences the greatest variation in average daily insolation at the top of the atmosphere ?! ( b ) Why ? 7 . ( a ) For how many months of the year does the North Pole receive no insolation ? ( Note : When answering this question you need to consider the actual period of time the North Pole goes without sunlight each year - interpret Figure 11 - 3 and your chart in problem 4 carefully ; you should be able to answer this question without looking at Figure 11 - 3 or your chart . ) months ( b ) Which dates mark the beginning and end of this period of zero insolation at the North Pole ?! Beginning : End : 8 . ( 2 ) In which month does the top of the atmosphere at 45 ' N receive its highest average daily insolation ?" ( b ) In that same month , does the top of the atmosphere at the equator receive higher or lower average daily insolation than at 45 'N ?* ( C ) What explains this ? 9 . During the year , at the top of the atmosphere the equator experiences two periods ( six months apart ) of maximum average daily insolation and two periods ( six months apart ) of minimum average daily insolation . ( 2 ) When do the two maximums occur ? ( b ) When do the two minimums occur ?! ( C ) Explain the reason ( s ) for this pattern . 63...
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  • Fall '17
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