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lower near water latitude,ocean currens,wind currents,elevation, rain fall, near water
latitude the further away from the equator the colder
ocean currents ocean waters have a predictable pattern of movement depending on weather a cold or warm current passes through the area
wind currents similar to ocean currents, wind, air masses move in predictable patters
elevation the higher you are go the colder it becomes
rain fall rain fall will determin how moist and agracultural the climate will be depending on how much rain fall the area gets
near water proximity to large bodies of water. water has a moderating effect. takes much longer for water to heat or cool. fewer extreames in temprature
example of convectrional rain winnipeg,south of britian in summer
convectional rain sun heats groung, which heats air, warm air rises, air cools as its forced to rise, condensation, clounds form, rain
how to determine the temperature on top of a mountain Om 26*C 900m 1400m900m-0m=900900/100x1*C= 9*C1400m-900m=500m500m/100x0.6*C= 3*C=26*C-(9+3)= 14*C
glaciation the state of being covered by glaciers or massive ice sheets
air masses large body of air having the same moisture and temprature conditionds throughout
leaching removal of minerals from soil by water as it moves downward through the soil. occures in wet climates
prevaling winds winds that are most comminly found in an area
humus dark, upper layer of soil made up ofpartially decayed plant materials
park land vegetation region that is a transition zone between grassland and boreal forest
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