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    Lara, guada mediterranean climates. EDLC 3rd. year Lara, guada mediterranean climates. EDLC 3rd. year Presentation Transcript

    • Mediterranean Climates By Lara Koutsovitis and Guadalupe Castellano
    • • Mediterranean climates are warm • They get their name from the regions bordering the Mediterranean Sea • Other parts of the world also share this climate.
    • Warm And Dry SUMMER • Warm • Dry winds blow from the topics • Dry conditions • The sea is cooler than the land • Little rains • Temperatures are high Mediterranean climates cover only a small part of the world. They are found on the west coasts of continents between 30º and 40º north and south of the Equator. WINTER •Steady rainfall tranmforms the parched brown landscape into a rich green one. • Rains. •The relatives warmth of the sea causes winters
    • Mediterranean Climates and People Farmers have made use of the mild winters that allow crops to grow thoughout the year in places with mediterranean climates. The dry summers however pose problems so many irrigation schemes have been developed
    • The dry, hot and sunny climate has been very attractive to holidaymakers and tourism is now the main industry in areas such as Majorca and the Algarve. This in turn has led to worries about pollution with increased sewage and pressure on water supplies. Again there is the conflict between the wish for development with the economic benefits it brings, and the need to look after the enviroment. Tourism
    • Vegetation Trees such as cork oaks and olives, and low woody plants, or scrub. The vegetation is well adapted to the dry summer climate, which reduces the amount of water the plant loses and long root which enable them to reach water deep underground
    • Farming • Home to some of the world’s most important wine producers. • Grape vines are particularly well adapted to the climate, as they have long roots and tough bark.