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Climate and Climate Change-Chapter 4
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5⁰ north latitude…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5⁰ to 90⁰ north and…
climate
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
25 terms
Weather and Climate - Climate and Climate Change - Chapter 4
Climate
Microclimate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5 degrees north l…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5 degrees to 90 degr…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
60 terms
Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Latitude
Tropical Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. p…
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Microclimate
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
44 terms
Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Latitude
Tropical Zone
the average year after year conditions of temperature, precip…
an area with climate different that the surrounding area
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator.
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
Climate
the average year after year conditions of temperature, precip…
Microclimate
an area with climate different that the surrounding area
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Weather and Climate - Climate and Climate Change - Chapter 4
Climate
Microclimate
Windward
Leeward
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The side of a mountain range that faces the oncoming wind
The side of a mountain range that faces aways from the oncomi…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
Chapter 4 - Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tilted axis
temperature factors
the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
a small area with climate conditions that differ from those a…
Earth is tilted 23.5 degrees; as it rotates and travels aroun…
latitude, altitude, distance from large bodies of water, and…
climate
the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
microclimate
a small area with climate conditions that differ from those a…
60 terms
Chapter 4 Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Latitude
Tropical Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. p…
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Microclimate
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
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Chapter 4- Climate Change
Why do scientists study climate change?
What is pollen?
Why do scientists collect pollen data?
How do tree rings form?
If plants or animals today need certain conditions to live, t…
Every type of plant has a particular type of pollen.
It can tell scientists about ancient climate.
It forms every year, when a new layer of wood forms a ring.
Why do scientists study climate change?
If plants or animals today need certain conditions to live, t…
What is pollen?
Every type of plant has a particular type of pollen.
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Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Latitude
Tropical Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. .
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Microclimate
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
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Weather Chapter 4 Vocabulary (Climate and Climate Change)
Climate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
Temperate Zone
the year after year conditions of temperature and precipitati…
hot year round near the equator
cold most of the year near both poles
between the tropical and polar zones
Climate
the year after year conditions of temperature and precipitati…
Tropical Zone
hot year round near the equator
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Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
the region between 66.5 to 90 degrees north and south latitud…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Microclimate
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
Weather and Climate: Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
A climate zone near the equator between about 23.5 degrees no…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5 degrees to 90 degr…
climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
Chapter 4- Climate and Climate Change
climate
tropical zone
polar zones
temperate zone
the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
the area near the equator, between about 23.5 degrees north l…
the areas near both poles, from about 66.5 degrees to 90 degr…
the area between the tropical and polar zones, from about 23.…
climate
the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
tropical zone
the area near the equator, between about 23.5 degrees north l…
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Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
climate
tropical zone
temperate zone
marine climate
the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
the area near the equator, between about 23.5 Deg. north lati…
the area between the tropical and polar zones... The temperate…
the climate of some coastal regions, with relatively warm win…
climate
the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
tropical zone
the area near the equator, between about 23.5 Deg. north lati…
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Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
the region between 66.5 to 90 degrees north and south latitud…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Microclimate
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
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Climate and climate change (chapter 4)
Climate
Microclimate
Tropical zone
Polar zone
The average year after year conditions of temperature, precip…
A small area with climate conditions that differ from those a…
The area near the equator at about 23.5 north latitude and 23…
From 65.5 to 90 north and 65.5 to 90 south latitudes. The sun…
Climate
The average year after year conditions of temperature, precip…
Microclimate
A small area with climate conditions that differ from those a…
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TERMUN CHAPTER 4: CLIMATE & CLIMATE CHANGE
Climate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
Temperate Zones
average conditionas of temperature, precipitation, winds, and…
areas with hot climates located near the equator
areas with cold climates located near the north and south poles
area between the tropic and polar zones; moderate climates ra…
Climate
average conditionas of temperature, precipitation, winds, and…
Tropical Zone
areas with hot climates located near the equator
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Chapter 4: Climate Change
The average year after year conditions…
A small area with climate different fr…
The main factors that influence climat…
the ______________ is the area that ge…
Climate
Micro Climate
altitude, latitude, distance from large bodies of water, ocea…
tropical zone
The average year after year conditions…
Climate
A small area with climate different fr…
Micro Climate
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Weather and Climate - Climate and Climate Change - Chapter 4
Climate
Monsoon
Leeward
Windward
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Sea or land breeze over a large region that changes direction…
The side of a mountain range that faces aways from the oncomi…
The side of a mountain range that faces the oncoming wind
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Monsoon
Sea or land breeze over a large region that changes direction…
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Chapter 4: Climate and Climate Change
What is climate?
What factors affect climate?
What is a continental climate?
What is a temperate marine climate?
The average, year after year conditions of temperature, preci…
Temperature and precipitation.
Humid continental and subarctic. Have more extreme temperatur…
Three types: marine west coast, humid subtropical, and medite…
What is climate?
The average, year after year conditions of temperature, preci…
What factors affect climate?
Temperature and precipitation.
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Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Latitude
Tropical Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. .
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Microclimate
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
60 terms
Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Latitude
Tropical Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. p…
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Microclimate
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
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Weather & climate chapter 4: climate & climate change
Climate
Tropical zone
Polar Zones
Temperate Zones
The average year after year conditions of temperature, percip…
The area near the equator, between 23.5 degrees north latitud…
The area near both poles, from about 66.5° to 90° North and 6…
The area between the tropical and polar zones, from about 23.…
Climate
The average year after year conditions of temperature, percip…
Tropical zone
The area near the equator, between 23.5 degrees north latitud…
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Weather and Climate - Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
refers to the average, year-after year conditions of temperat…
a small area with a climate conditions that differ from those…
area near the equator, between about 23.5 degree north latitu…
areas near both the poles and have cold climates; 66.5 degree…
climate
refers to the average, year-after year conditions of temperat…
microclimate
a small area with a climate conditions that differ from those…
25 terms
Weather and Climate - Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
refers to the average, year-after year conditions of temperat…
a small area with a climate conditions that differ from those…
area near the equator, between about 23.5 degree north latitu…
areas near both the poles and have cold climates; 66.5 degree…
climate
refers to the average, year-after year conditions of temperat…
microclimate
a small area with a climate conditions that differ from those…
60 terms
Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Latitude
Tropical Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. p…
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Microclimate
climate in a specific area that varies from the surrounding c…
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Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Latitude
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator.
warm climate zone that receives direct or nearly direct sunli…
the region between 66.5 to 90 degrees north and south latitud…
Climate
the weather in some location averaged over some long period o…
Latitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator.
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Chapter 4: Climate and Climate Change Vocabulary
Climate
Microclimate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between 23.5 degrees north latitud…
The areas near both poles,form about 66.5 degrees to 90 degre…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
Weather and Climate - Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
refers to the average, year-after year conditions of temperat…
a small area with a climate conditions that differ from those…
area near the equator, between about 23.5 degree north latitu…
areas near both the poles and have cold climates; 66.5 degree…
climate
refers to the average, year-after year conditions of temperat…
microclimate
a small area with a climate conditions that differ from those…
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Weather Chapter 4 Vocabulary (Climate and Climate Change)
Climate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
Temperate Zone
the year after year conditions of temperature and precipitati…
hot year round near the equator
cold most of the year near both poles
between the tropical and polar zones
Climate
the year after year conditions of temperature and precipitati…
Tropical Zone
hot year round near the equator
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Weather and Climate - Chapter 4 Climate and Climate Change - SC 20 Terms
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
refers to the average, year-after year conditions of temperat…
a small area with a climate conditions that differ from those…
area near the equator, between about 23.5 degree north latitu…
areas near both the poles and have cold climates; 66.5 degree…
climate
refers to the average, year-after year conditions of temperat…
microclimate
a small area with a climate conditions that differ from those…
Chapter 4: Climate Change & Carbon
albedo
El Nino section (p5)
Antartic ice core measurements
Examples of positive & negative feedba…
A measure of the amount of solar radiation that is absorbed a…
Skimed (not relevant)
By measuring the levels of CO2 in ice cores for different tim…
Positive: Melting of ice caps --> increases albedo of Earth…
albedo
A measure of the amount of solar radiation that is absorbed a…
El Nino section (p5)
Skimed (not relevant)
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Climate Change Ch 4
continental crust
ocean crust
mantle
lithosphere
layer of rock averaging 30 km thick, having the composition o…
layer of rock averaging 7 km thick, having the average compos…
middle (and largest) layer of the solid Earth, lying beneath…
outer ridge shell of Earth (including upper mantle, & oceanic…
continental crust
layer of rock averaging 30 km thick, having the composition o…
ocean crust
layer of rock averaging 7 km thick, having the average compos…
Climate and Climate Change-book Chapter 4
Exponential Behavior
Surface pressure
Wind
Pressure Gradient
As the pressure of the atmosphere increases so does the densi…
is the result of the total weight of the overlying column of…
air in motion... -can occur in any direction, but mostly horizon…
. Spatial differences in atmospheric pressure are called "pre…
Exponential Behavior
As the pressure of the atmosphere increases so does the densi…
Surface pressure
is the result of the total weight of the overlying column of…
Science-Climate and Climate Changes-Chapter 4
Ozone Depletion
Desert
Precipitation
Ice Ages
Destruction of the upper atmospheric layer of ozone gas, caus…
A region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports…
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches the Eart…
Cold periods in Earth's history during which glaciers covered…
Ozone Depletion
Destruction of the upper atmospheric layer of ozone gas, caus…
Desert
A region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports…
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Chapter 4 Science: Climate and Climate Change vocab/ideas
Climate
4 things that affect temperature
3 temperature zones
Tropical zone
Average conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds and c…
Latitude, altitude, distance from large bodies of water and o…
Tropical, polar, temperate
Receives direct sunlight year-round
Climate
Average conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds and c…
4 things that affect temperature
Latitude, altitude, distance from large bodies of water and o…
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Chapter 4- Global Warming & Climate Change
Amount of energy in atmos changed 3 wa…
Next ice age
Greenhouse Effect definition
Temperature and CO2 relationship
1) changes in suns output / Earth's orbit... 2) changes in Albed…
in 30,000 yrs (grav attraction)
visible light goes in, IR can't escape... warming effect
as Temp goes UP... CO2 goes up
Amount of energy in atmos changed 3 wa…
1) changes in suns output / Earth's orbit... 2) changes in Albed…
Next ice age
in 30,000 yrs (grav attraction)
Chapter 9 Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5⁰ north latitude…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5⁰ to 90⁰ north and…
climate
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
25 terms
Ch 4 Climate and Climate Change
Climate
Microclimate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
The average, year after year conditions of temperature, preci…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5 degrees north l…
The areas near both poles from about 66.5 degrees to 90 degre…
Climate
The average, year after year conditions of temperature, preci…
Microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
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Combo with "Weather and Climate - Climate and Climate Change - Chapter 4" and 1 other
Climate
Microclimate
Tropical Zone
Polar Zone
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5 degrees north l…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5 degrees to 90 degr…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
25 terms
Ch. 4 Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5° north latitude…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5° to 90° north and…
climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, preci…
microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
21 terms
Weather & Climate Chapter 4
Humidity
Condensation
Saturation
Absolute humidity
Amount of water vapor in the air. Not constant
Water vapor changes back into liquid, forming a could
Number of molecules escaping from liquid are balanced by the…
Mass of water vapor compared to volume of air
Humidity
Amount of water vapor in the air. Not constant
Condensation
Water vapor changes back into liquid, forming a could
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Chapter 4: Climate change and its causes
What's the meaning of climate?
What's the meaning of climate change?
How do ice cores work as evidence of l…
Why might the concentration of carbon…
The average conditions of precipitation, temperature, pressur…
Any long-term trend or shift in climate detected by a sustain…
Each layer records a season of snowfall, buried and compresse…
Low concentrations of carbon dioxide occur naturally during g…
What's the meaning of climate?
The average conditions of precipitation, temperature, pressur…
What's the meaning of climate change?
Any long-term trend or shift in climate detected by a sustain…
11 terms
Chapter 4 global climate change and biomes
Climate
Weather
What order do the layers of the atmosp…
Albedo
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
The short-term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area,…
Troposphere ... Ozone layer... Stratosphere ... Mesosphere... Thermospher…
Incoming sunlight reflected on a surface. Clouds have high al…
Climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Weather
The short-term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area,…
Ch 4 Climate change
greenhouse eras
icehouse era
albedo
faint young sun paradox
times when no ice sheets present
times when ice sheets present
the percentage of incoming radiation reflected back to ... space
a mystery: With so ... weak a Sun, why wasn't Earth frozen for t…
greenhouse eras
times when no ice sheets present
icehouse era
times when ice sheets present
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Chapter 9 Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5⁰ north latitude…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5⁰ to 90⁰ north and…
climate
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
13 terms
Prentice Hall chapter four climate and climate change
climate
microclimate
factors affecting temp
factors affecting precipitation
the average year after year conditions of temp, winds, precip…
a small area with climate conditions that differ from the one…
latitude, altitude, distance from large bodies of water, ocea…
seasonal winds, mountain ranges, prevailing winds
climate
the average year after year conditions of temp, winds, precip…
microclimate
a small area with climate conditions that differ from the one…
29 terms
Chapter 9 Climate and Climate Change
climate
microclimate
tropical zone
polar zone
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
The area near the equator, between about 23.5⁰ north latitude…
The areas near both poles, from about 66.5⁰ to 90⁰ north and…
climate
The average, long-term conditions of temperature, precipitati…
microclimate
Climate conditions within a small area that differ from those…
13 terms
Weather Patterns Chapter 3 Section 3, Climate and Climate Change Chapter 4 Section 1
meteorologists
isobars
isotherms
climate
scientists who study the causes of weather and try to predict…
lines joining places on the map that have the same air pressu…
lines joining places that have the same temperature.
the average year after year conditions of temperature, precip…
meteorologists
scientists who study the causes of weather and try to predict…
isobars
lines joining places on the map that have the same air pressu…
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