Introduction to Earth Science: Investigating the Global Climate, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615305459
  • ISBN-13: 9781615305452
  • DDC: 551.6
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 88 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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As the often unnoticed architect of a region's landscapes and terrains, climate shapes the way life and societies develop in any given area. Reflecting the aggregate weather patterns of a place, climate can vary drastically around the globe and can itself be impacted by human actions. The classification systems that have been developed to comprehend the different types of climatic activity and the incredible range of effects it can have on the planet are the subjects of this insightful volume.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Is Climate?.
2: Climate Controls.
3: Tropical and Subtropical Climates.
4: Cyclonic Climates.
5: Other Types of Climate.
6: The Effects of Climate.
7: Climate Change.
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