GEOG 103 - Lab test 1

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  1. What is a parallel?
    A line that connects all points of the same latitude.
  2. What are the subdivisions for latitude and longitude?
    • 1 degree (°) = 60 minutes
    • 1 minute (') = 60 seconds ('')
  3. Scientific notation is used for numbers greater and less than what?
    • Greater than 999
    • Less than 0.01
  4. How is scientific notation written in conventional format?
    X.XX x 10*
  5. What is 10,800,000 in scientific notation?
    1.08 x 10 to the power of 7
  6. What is 378.0 x 10 to the power of -2 in scientific notation?
    3.78 x 10 to the power of 0
  7. What must be included in all graphs?
    • 1. Title (what variables are being compared, where, and when the data was collected)
    • 2. Labeled axes including units
    • 3. Legend (if applicable)
  8. Where should your name be on the graph?
    Lower right hand corner
  9. What button on the calculator do you use for exponents in scientific notation?
  10. What are the dates of the solstices and equinoxes?
    • Winter / December solstice : December 21-22.
    • Subsolar point: Tropic of Capricorn 23.5°S

    • Vernal / March equinox: March 20-21
    • Subsolar point: Equator 0°

    • Summer / June solstice: June 20-21
    • Subsolar point: Tropic of Cancer 23.5°N

    • Autumnal / September equinox: September 22-23
    • Subsolar point: Equator 0°
  11. What is the circle of illumination?
    The line that separates day from night on earth
  12. What direction does the earth rotate?
    From West to East
  13. What are the 6 temperature controls?
    • 1. Latitude
    • 2. Altitude
    • 3. Land-water heating differences
    • 4. Albedo
    • 5. Cloud cover
    • 6. Time of year/day

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