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Geography January 28, 2010 Temperature Distribution and Range - Distribution of Mean Monthly Temperature - July (Figure 5.16) - Thermal equator is north of actual equator during month of July, because of orientation of earth in comparison to the sun (the earths tilt) - January (Figure 5.13) - Can you see the influence of the variable reviewed land areas warm up faster. . water areas temperatures warm up slowly Temperature Range - Difference in temperature between the warmest and coolest months (Figure 5.18) - Where is the range greatest and least? - Why? Air Pressure and Wind Chapter 6, Pages 144-160 Introduction - Typhoon Melor - Oct 5/09 General Circulation - patterns of wind distribution Eruption of Mount Pinatubo, 1991 - False Color Satellite Image (Figure, 6.1) - series of maps which show areas of ash in the atmosphere Why these patterns in air movement (wind) - Air moves (wind) in response to variations in: air pressure Measurement of Air Pressure - Barometers (Figure 6.2) - Units and Ranges (Figure 6.3)
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course GEO GG101 taught by Professor __ during the Winter '10 term at Wilfred Laurier University .

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