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    What are soil surveys important?

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    Soil surveys: produce maps and soil descriptions that compile information about soils and landscapes where they occur

    • Geog M107 Midterm: Chapter 7
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    What is the Walker Circulation?

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    Walker Circulation: Zonal East to West Circulation along the equator

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 6
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    What does Traditional Climatology study?

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    Traditional climatology: study of describing the mean state of the atmosphere at a location through time and/or over space

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 2
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    • Vocabulary for Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 2. Find, create, and access UCLA Geography, Tropical Climatology, Geog 102 flashcards with Course Hero.
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    What is insolation?

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    Insolation: Solar radiation (sun rays) received by a surface 99.9% our energy in Earth’s atmosphere comes from the sun Longer days = more insolation Very little energy in our atmosphere comes from the earth

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 3
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    What is a monsoon?

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    Monsoon: a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southeast Asia, blowing from the southwest between May and September and bringing rain (the wet monsoon), or from the northeast between October and April (the dry monsoon). A monsoon is a seasonal change in wind direction. Climatic systems anywhere in which the moisture increases dramatically in the warm season

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 7
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    Where do the Hadley Cells occur?

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    Low latitudes

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 5
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    What is soil composed of?

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    Composed of solid, liquid, and gas, and diverse community of living organisms Solid: minerals and organic matter Minerals: quartz, mica Liquid: contain chemicals dissolved from mineral phase or entered through soil surface Found in spaces between the solid particles Gas: dominant influence on heat, water, and chemical transport and retention processes

    • Geog M107 Midterm: Jury and Horton 2004 Reading (Soil Properties)
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    When did the US Soil Conservation Service begin assessing levels of erosion? Why is this significant?

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    1930s The assessment of erosion led to soil loss prediction equations for water and wind erosion If tolerable erosion levels are exceeded, the equations are used to ascertain what farming-system changes will reduce the erosion losses to acceptable levels

    • Geog M107 Midterm: Chapter 6
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