Introduction To Trf And Desert Climate

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Introduction To Trf And Desert Climate

  1. 1. Climate and Ecosystems and Vegetation
  2. 2. The Tropical Rain Forest See Atlas pages 12 and 16
  3. 3. Lowland tropical rain forest, central Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia. Tropical rainforest in the West Indies A toucan of the tropical rain forest Buttress root on the Rio Napo
  4. 4. Amazonian Ecuador
  5. 5. Desert
  6. 6. Mojave desert, USA Atacama desert, Chile A camel in the Sinai desert Saguaro cactus
  7. 7. Hot desert climate, Chile
  8. 8. Why is it hot and wet on the equator? Why is there low rainfall along the tropics creating deserts? and why does the temperature vary (daily and seasonally)? Why is there a wet and a dry season in the savanna?
  9. 9. 1 - Why is it hot and wet on the equator? 2 - Why is there low rainfall along the tropics creating deserts? and why does the temperature vary (daily and seasonally)? 3 - Why is there a wet and a dry season in the savanna? TASKS 3 minutes to discuss in groups your ideas on these questions. It is now your task to find out the answers to these questions and present a Powerpoint presentation to the rest of the class with your answers.

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