Honors Biology - Climate Notes

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Honors Biology - Climate Notes

  1. 1. ClimateHonors Biology
  2. 2. Climate vs. Weather• Climate • Weather
  3. 3. What affects the regional differences in temperature and precipitation?• Unequal heating of the atmosphere• Angle that the Sun’s rays strike the Earth.• Variation in distribution of sun’s rays
  4. 4. Example of the Greenhouse Effect
  5. 5. Transport of heat by winds and ocean currents
  6. 6. Amount of Precipitation
  7. 7. Shape and elevation of landmasses• Rain shadow effect
  8. 8. Climatic Zones

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