Spanish landscape and climate

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Spanish landscape and climate

  1. 2. Climate map Oceanic climate Continental climate Mediterranean climate Mountain climate Subtropical Climate Very dry areas
  2. 3. SUBTROPICAL CLIMATE IN CANARY ISLANDS
  3. 4. HOT TEMPERATURE <ul><li>Mild temperatures all the year ( no month with an average below 17 º C) </li></ul>CHARACTERISTIS
  4. 5. There are low rainfalls that increased with altitud. CHARACTERISTICS
  5. 6. <ul><li>It is scarce and irregular. </li></ul><ul><li>Predominated aquifers and torrents . </li></ul>CHARACTERISTICS VOLCANIC SOIL It make complicated the crop. THE WATER
  6. 7. VEGETATION Canary Islands have 500 species which can only be found there. CHARACTERISTICS
  7. 9. CONTINENTAL CLIMATE in Spain’s center
  8. 10. Big differences of temperature between winter and summer. <ul><li>In winter the temperatures are really low: below zero. The winters are long and cold. </li></ul><ul><li>The summers are dry and hot. </li></ul>CHARACTERISTICS
  9. 11. RAINFALLS <ul><li>The rainfalls are scarce. </li></ul><ul><li>There are more rainfalls in spring and autum </li></ul>CHARACTERISTICS
  10. 12. VEGETATION <ul><li>The trees are scarce. </li></ul><ul><li>Predominated the pines and oaks </li></ul>CHARACTERISTICS
  11. 13. <ul><li>The RIVERS are long and flowing: </li></ul><ul><li>Ebro, Duero, Tajo, Guadiana . </li></ul>CHARACTERISTICS
  12. 14. The Mediterranean Spanish climate
  13. 15. Where is? <ul><li>The Mediterranean climate is in the zones to the neighborhood of the Mediterranean sea. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Characteristics <ul><li>Soft temperatures in winter and high temperatures in summer. </li></ul><ul><li>Variable rainfalls: dry season in summer and wet in autumn and spring . </li></ul><ul><li>Forested landscape. </li></ul><ul><li>You can enjoy many sunny days at year. </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>The most common views are of this type. </li></ul>High temperatures cause a dry, forested landscape.
  16. 18. Landscape <ul><li>We have parks to protect the landscapes of the human impact. </li></ul><ul><li>The most importants in the Mediterranean area are: </li></ul><ul><li>In Murcia </li></ul>
  17. 19. In Andalucía
  18. 21. <ul><li>In Valencia we have The Albufera is a saltwater lagoon. Since 1990, the Albufera Nature Reserve has been included in the list of wetlands of international importance for birds established . </li></ul>
  19. 22. The most important traditional use made of the zone has always been and today continues to be fishing. But rice growing is another traditional use, though much more recent .
  20. 25. Interior landscape <ul><li>In the interior landscape of the Mediterranean area </li></ul><ul><li>are usual crops of grapes as in Cochem. </li></ul>The grape growing in Spain is more limited.
  21. 26. <ul><li>Another usual growing in the interior of the Mediterranean region are the olive trees. </li></ul>
  22. 27. Oceanic <ul><li>Temperatures : Soft all the year round. Few difference between summer and winter. </li></ul><ul><li>Rainfalls : Abundant all the year round, but can falling a little in summer. </li></ul>
  23. 28. Vegetation of oceanic climate
  24. 29. <ul><li>- It is abundant because the rains are frequent. - Very green landscapes: forests and grasslands. </li></ul><ul><li>Forests: the most typical is the Atlantic Forest, composed of trees that need lots of water as: </li></ul><ul><li>Braken </li></ul>Oak
  25. 30. We can find ladscapes like that:
  26. 31. Atlantic forest
  27. 32. <ul><li>MEADOW: These are large areas of grass that is green all year . Is here where the cattle grazes. </li></ul>

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