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Unformatted text preview: Axia College Material Appendix M Week Six Lab Report: Deserts Answer the lab questions for this week and summarize the lab experience using this form. Full Name Derek Belton Date 12-6-10 Carefully read pages 265-276 of Geoscience Laboratory . Complete this week’s lab by filling in your responses to the questions from the Geoscience Laboratory . Select answers are provided for you in red font to assist you with your lab work. Although you are only required to respond to the questions in this worksheet, you are encouraged to answer others from the text on your own. Lab Questions 15.4. Given principles 1–4 on page 265, explain the occurrence of the two contrasting climates illustrated in Figure 15.5. A wet side on the west side of the mountain and a dry side on the east side of the mountain. The moist warm air rises as it meets the mountain. As the air rises, it cools. Cooler, or cold air, does not have the energy to carry the moisture. This cooling produces precipitation. When the air mass not have the energy to carry the moisture....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course GLG 101 taught by Professor Brewer during the Fall '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '10