Lecture 10 Fall 2010 - Lecture 10 Outline Notes: Chapter 5...

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Lecture 10 Outline Notes: Chapter 5 cont’d Marine vs. Continental Climates ______________Climate: locations that exhibit the moderating influences of the ocean, usually along coastlines or on islands. ______________ Climate: locations that are less affected by the sea and therefore have a greater range between maximum and minimum temperatures, both daily and yearly. Matching: 1. Continental climate A. Moderating influence of ocean 2. Maritime climate B. Typically in interior of continents 3. Greater temperature ranges 4. Low range in temperatures Earth’s Temperature Patterns are seen using isolines Isoline : Isotherm: Thermal equator: The thermal equator is: A. The average heat directly at the equator during July B. The average heat directly at the equator for the whole year C. 0 degrees latitude D. an isotherm connecting all points of highest mean temperature across the globe. T/F An isoline connects lines of increasing value. T/F An isotherm connects lines of equal humidity.
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Global Mean Temperatures for January Southern hemisphere : In January, the isotherms shift ___________ over land – towards the sun, because the southern hemisphere is tilted towards the sun. Land heats up faster than water, so the ____________________ heat up faster than the southern oceans. Northern hemisphere:
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Lecture 10 Fall 2010 - Lecture 10 Outline Notes: Chapter 5...

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