1. Where would you locate the center of this system?
2. Is this a low or high pressure system?
3. Given the wind directions and the dew point temperatures in the above two images, what
reasons can you give for the differences in dew
Q: Using the 500 mb map. Locate the trough(s) and ridge(s).
A: A trough of low pressure that contains significant weather phenomena, such as precipitation
and distinct wind shift, may be identified on the map by a thick brown dashed line running along
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Which of the following statements describes the climate of Colorado Springs, Colorado?
A. Today's high
temperature was 39
B. Three inches of
snow fell at the airport
in the last 24 hours.
C. The wind is
cT: Area SW
mT: Area S
cP: Area NW
Describe the difference between a warm front and a dryline.
A warm front is defined as the transition zone where a warm air mass is repl
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Course extensions are available for which of the following reasons?
Which of the following organisms excretes urea?
Answer Key: A
Feedback: Sharks, adult amphibians, and mammals usually excrete urea as their main
1. What type of thunderstorm is in the image?
Describe the shear in this environment?
- Moderate to strong, and can produce damaging winds and hail.
What type of weather would you be experiencing near this storm? Be specific to precipitation
Directions: In the spaces below please create a bibliography log of articles you can use for research for
your course project. Please note that you are not restricted to these articles when you actually write the
outline; rather this is t
Assignment 2 Profile Outline: Wolves (Mammalian Carnivores)
A. Common & Scientific Names
1. Common Name: Red Wolf, Gray Wolf
2. Scientific Name: Canis Rufus, Canis Lupus
B. Geographic Range
1. Lupus-Habitats from the tundra to woodlands, f
Wolves (Mammalian Carnivores)
The mammalian carnivores (Rufus & Lupus) are wolves that range from 60-145 pounds and live around the Northern
Hemisphere. They are known to stay in the tundra, woodlands, forests, grasslands, deserts, swamps and