5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The Koppen climate system
- Dew point
- Saturation point
- D- ?
- a Snowy Forest (Temperate) Climate
- b critical temperature at which air becomes saturated during cooling-- below the dew point, condensation usually sets in and the result is dew, fog or frost.
- c at any given temperature, the total quantity of water vapor that can by "held" by the air has a definite limit
- d shorthand codes of letters designating major climate groups, subgroups within the major groups and further definition to distinguish seasonal characteristics.
- e a cumuliform cloud that develop tall stalk-like shapes and penetrates high into the troposphere (thunderstorm clouds)
5 Multiple choice questions
- Mild Humid (subtropical) Climate
- are more or less circular coral reefs enclosing a lagoon but without any land inside (just lagoon). Most are built on a foundation of volcanic rock- volcanoes rising from ocean floor.
- the forced lift of moist air over mountain barrier. Generated by the forced ascent of moist air over a mountain barrier is termed orographic precipitation.
- (E) average temperature of every month is <50 deg F. NO true summer; "Boreal"
- Arid (desert)
5 True/False questions
Rip tide → average weather over a given time
Cyclonic storms → intense weather disturbance within a moving cyclon generating strong winds, cloudiness and ppt
What are the environmental effects of acid rain/deposition on natural systems? → acidification of lakes and streams; excessive leaching of nutrients from the soil; various metabolic disturbances to organisms; and upsetting the balances of predators to prey ratios in aquatic systems.
Latent heat → heat absorbed and held in storage in a gas or liquid during the process of evaporation or melting, respectively.
Reg → also a landscape of the Sahara Desert.. a stoney desert (desert pavement)