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38 CHAPTER 1 Laboratory Exercises Month/Day Time (UTC) Spring (Vernal) Equinox March 20 1732 Summer Solstice June 21 1128 Autumnai Equinox September 23 0309 Winter Solstice December 21 2338 7. In this exercise, you'll get some practice isoplething, with each step a little more challenging than the previ- ous step. a. First, consider Figure 1.34a, which shows some regularly spaced data. Draw the 30, 40, 50, and 60 isopleths. b. Next, consider Figure 1.34b, another set of regularly spaced data. Again, draw all isopleths that are multiples-of-ten. In this case, some of the isopleths will close on themselves. C. In reality, weather data are not observed on a regularly spaced grid. Consider Figure 1.34c, an example of
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Unformatted text preview: temperature data observed during a recent April afternoon. Draw all isotherms that are multiples-of-ten. Shade in the region east of the Rockies where the temperature gradient is the largest. 38 33 30 42 39 38 47 46 46 60 58 56 68 66 66 (a) 45 42 38 34 29 25 18 46 42 36 30 25 19 10 43 38 33 28 24 20 15 41 34 30 28 26 24 22 37 33 31 28 25 27 26 39 37 35 34 36 34 34 28 26 25 22 36 34 32 31 44 42 40 38 54 53 48 46 65 62 59 54 FIGURE 1.34 Laboratory Exercise 7 ■ Various fields of data to isopleth. 16 7 13 21 27 35 18 8 12 21 29 37 21 13 17 23 32 41 26 21 24 27 35 43 (b)...
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