5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- E- ?
- Radiation fog
- Mild Humid (subtropical) Climate-
- a an intense, local convection storm associated with cumulonimbus cloud and yielding heavy ppt, along with lightning, thunder and someimtes the fall of hail or snow
- b landward of sand beaches, such as Galveston, usually fin a narrow belt of dunes in the form of irregularly shaped hills and depressions; irregularly shaped sand dunes typically found adjacent to beaches on lowlying coasts and bearing a partial cover of plants
- c Polar Climate
- d (C) coldest month has an average temp under 64.4 deg F but above 26.6 deg F. At least one moneth has an average temp above 50 deg F. Has both summer and winter.
- e formed at night when temperature of the stagnant basal air falls below the dew point. Associated with a low-level temperature inversion (colder air closer to ground, wamer air above).
5 Multiple choice questions
- or globular clouds; globular masses representing bubble-like bodies of warmer air spontaneously rising because they are less dense than the surrounding air-- also called cumulus
- associated with recently emerged (new land) coastal plain. Offshore slope is very gentle and an island of sand is usually thrown up by a wave action some distance off shore. Behind lays a lagoon.
- reef building corals create new land. There are 3 basic types, fringing, barrier, and Atolls
- Arid (desert)
- dry season in winter
5 True/False questions
Delta coast → a deeply embayed coast resulting from submergence of a landmass dissected by stream. This coast has many offshore islands.
How is the relative humidity effected? → through evaporation or a change in temperature
Polar Climate- → (E) average temperature of every month is <50 deg F. NO true summer; "Boreal"
Orographic Precipitation → precipitation generated by the forced ascent of moist air over a mountain barrier
A-? → Tropical Rainy Climate