Geography Exam III – Monday November 16

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Geography Exam III – Monday November 16, 2009 October 21, 2009 Climates of the World Classification Distribution 1 st Column: represents average annual temperature, usually uppercase (A,C,D) 2 nd Column: impact on vegetation, analog for climate conditions f : no dry season w : winter, dry s : summer, dry 3 rd Column: temperature patterns, a: summers are getting progressively cooler A Climates : all months temperatures are above 64.4 degrees Af : tropical rain forest, moist all year, broad leafed evergreens, leaves remain all year round, located at the Equatorial Low Aw : tropical savanna, due to Hadley Cells C Climates : Cfb : tend to be located on the West Coast of continents between 30 and 50 degrees North and South (middle latitudes), in the prevailing westerlies wind belt, ex: Astoria Cfa : humid, subtropical Cfb : marine, west coast Cfc : Csa : Mediterranean, hot summer Csb : D Climates: all D climates are continental, Northern Hemisphere B Climates: Bwh: hot, true desert climates Bwk : cold, less than 10 inches of rain per year Bsh: hot, true desert climates Bsk: cold, between 10 and 20 inches of rain per year E Climates: ET : tundra (50 degrees) EF : icecap, all below 32 degrees October 23, 2009 Linking vegetation to the climate map – Floristics of Structure – shape, form Biosphere Biocycles a) salt water b) fresh water c) land Biochores (biomes) a) Forest a. Broadleaf a.i. Evergreen a.ii. Deciduous
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b. Needleleaf b.i. Evergreen b.ii.
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