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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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The boundary between the cold, dry polar air and warm tropical air is called what?
Air from the Pacific Ocean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
The height above sealevelThe higher up, the colder
The day to day characteristics of temperature, rain/precipitation in a specific area.
Most northerly climate region in Canada
Air masses from Baffin Island would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Air masses from Central America would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Includes the Rocky Mountains, BC and Yukon mainly.
High altitude current of fast-moving air is called what?Airplanes fly here.
'P' in a temperature content refers to what?COOL (formed between 55 & 66 degrees N))
What is created when the cold Labrador Current meets the warm Gulf Stream?Creates low visibility so they use lighthouses.
'A' in a temperature content refers to what?VERY COLD (formed over the arctic)
'c' in moisture content refers to what?DRY (formed over land)
North of the Boreal forest
'm' in moisture content refers to what?WET (formed over water)
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They move warm or cold water from one region to another.
Most westerly climate region in Canada
Wind in Canada is called what?Not from the east,,,
Most easterly climate region in Canada
Southern Ontario and Quebec
This moves warm/cold air masses from one region to another
The distance (north south) from the equator.The closer to the equator, the warmer as you get more direct sun rays.
Air masses from the Carribean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
'T' in a temperature content refers to what?HOT (formed near the tropics)
Regions close to water have less temperature variation and a different climate.
Largest Canadian forest area
Physical features such as mountain ranges. Mountains would block air masses or rain, affecting climate
Long term weather patterns over a large area.
Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

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Created Jun 15, 2012ReportNominate
Tags:Canada, climate, geo, geology, latitude, weather