Geography April 1

Geography April 1 - Geography April 1, 2008-Climates...

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Geography April 1, 2008--Climates Mesothermal Climates Drier then others, seasonality is much stronger as well Ex: humid subtropical, marine west coast, Mediterranean Microthermal Climates Northern side of the mesothermal climates Not enough land in the Souther Hemispheres to have these Cool temperate to cold, large temperature range – westerlies, seasonality, mT in summer and cP in winter PRIMARY CONTROLS!! IMPORTANT!! humid continental hot-summer climates ( summer mT, fronts, agriculture) ex NYC humid continental mild-summer climates (heavier snowfall, but precip less than hot- summer, agriculture), ex Moscow subartic climates (greater seasonality, forests-thinning further north, precip ~25 cm, average temp ~ 10 C) ex Churchill, manitoba polar climates (av annual temp < 10 C) tundra climate (high latitude/altitude) ice cap and ice sheet climates (perpetually frozen) polar marine climate (due to ocean, slight moderation of extreme cold) Chapter 18 – Geography of Soils Soil is composed of mineral framents and organic matter with fine particles in
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GEOG 1001 taught by Professor Stanitski during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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