GEO Lab 06

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GEO Lab 06
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  1. Climate
    conditions of the atmosphere at any given time or place
  2. Climatic regions have similar weather statistics
    these form the core of climate classification
  3. Tropical (Koppen Climate)
    • "winterless"¬†
    • temperature always sufficient to support plant growth
  4. Dry (Koppen Climate)
    • Desert climate
    • Lack of moisture severely limits plant growth
  5. Mesothermal (Koppen Climate)
    • Mild temperate
    • cool winters impose seasonal limit on plant growth
  6. Microthermal (Koppen Climate)
    • Continental¬†
    • marked seasonal temperature variation with very cold winters
  7. Polar (Koppen Climate)
    • "Summerless"
    • low temperatures severely limit plant growth
  8. Orographic, convectional, cyclonic, and frontal
    the main lifting processes producing precipition in Hawaii

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