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Unformatted text preview: adverse geological structures 3. Define climate and weather. What time scales do they operate on? (4pts) Weather is the short-term processes, day to day. Climate covers the long-term processes, thousands of years. 4. Sketch the atmospheric circulation pattern for the globe. (6pts) 5. Earthwatch: Typhoon Krosa caused flooding and destruction throughout Taiwan and China. How many people died as a result of this typhoon making landfall? There was another rather unusual event involving earthworms affected by this storm. Why did the earthworms come to the surface? (2pts). The typhoon killed 5 (one more is missing). The earthworms came to the surface because the groundwater table rose as a result of flooding caused by the typhoon!...
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- Spring '09
- weather, Causality, Tropical cyclone, 2pts