II: The Atmosphere
Climatic Zones and Types, Assignment
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Climatic Zones and Types
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The Purpose of Classifying Climates
Many Classification Schemes
The Köppen System
The Modified Köppen System
Distribution of Major Climatic Types and Subtypes
Tropical Humid Climates (Group A)
Dry Climates (Group B)
Mild Midlatitude Climates (Group C)
The Idealized Pattern of the Mild Climates
Severe Midlatitude Climates (Group D)
Polar Climate (Group E)
Highland Climate (Group H)
Global Pattern Idealized
Climatic Distribution in Africa: A Practically Perfect Pattern
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Acquired (what you learned):
By the end
of this chapter you should be able to:
the relationship between the study of physical geography and climatic classification
the basic concept of the Köppen system (RQ3)
the contents of a climograph (RQ4)
and contrast the differences between the three types of tropical
humid climates (RQ5).
the distinctive characteristics of Mediterranean climates (RQ6).
Identify the general differences in controls between subtropical desert
(BWh) and midlatitude desert (BWk) climates (RQ11).
7.- Name the
letter classification of the tropical monsoon climate (5)
8.- Give the
climatic type for the desert areas (6).
9.- Name another
designation for Mediterranean climate (7).
the only one climate zone of the main Köppen climate zones that does
not occur in the Southern Hemisphere (8).
the main reason for the occurrence of subtropical deserts around the world
the climate type known for clear skies in the summertime (12).
the "winter" season in tropical regions (21).
Identify the climate in steppes (24).
a country in North America that is most closely associated with D climates
Give the lowercase letter symbolizing "moist, with no dry season" in the
Köppen classification system (26).
Identify the number major climatic groups, as designated by capital
letters, of the modified Köppen climate classification as used in
the our textbook (29).
Name the continent where there are more square kilometers of A climates
than in any other region (31).
the tendency in the arrangement of isotherrms in coastal climates isotherms
three features that characterize the Köppen system of climatic
the year in which Köppen first publish his classification system (42).
the five basic climate types on Earth that are currently recognized by
scholars ( 52).
Give another name for a tropical rainforest (55).
List four characteristics of desert climates (58).
Identify the dominant vegetation in tropical wet climate (75).
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