Unformatted text preview: warm temperatures. l This changes the surface landscape and surface cover which affects albedo (reflectivity) l Temperature Distribution at Earth’s Surface l Isotherms – lines on a map connecting points of equal temperature l Elevation is accounted for by adjusting the temperatures to what they would be at sea level l Temperature gradient – rate of temperature change. l Closely spaced lines – steep temp gradient l Widely spaced lines – slight temperature change over long distance....
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
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