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Chapter 4, Climate 4.1

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Climate
Average year-after-year patterns of temperature and precipitation in a region over long periods.
Greenhouse effect
Situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosphere due to accumulation of greenhouse gases
Weather
the condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place, day-to-day conditions
Factors That Affect Climate
solar energy trapped in the biosphere, by latitude, and by the transport of heat by winds and ocean currents.
microclimates
the different climates that exist in locations that are close to each other.