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## Climatology, Chapter 3

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# Climatology, Chapter 3 ES 385

Rose Notetaker
Clarion
GPA 3.0

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Dr. Anthony Vega
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Date Created: 02/09/16
Latitude Latitude- imaginary lines that run from west to east around the Earth, parallel to the equator and each other - Equator = 0 degrees - North and South Poles= 90 degrees - Indicate the location of a place relative to the equator Longitude- imaginary north-south lines running through the North and South Poles perpendicular to the equator - Aka meridians , are not parallel to each other they converge toward the poles - Measures the angle created between the point of interest Prime Meridian- runs through Greenwich, England, which is at 0 degrees longitude *As latitude increases solar energy (radiation), strike the surface at decreasing angles depending on where the sun is located Attenuation- depletion of solar rays Earth-Sun Relationships Revolution- orbit around the Sun - The path is not completely circular around the Sun it is elliptical Rotation- spin of the Earth on its axis, the earth spins west to east (counterclockwise) when view from above the North Pole - One rotation occurs every 24 hours or 15 degrees every hour - Causes divisions of time zones Plane of the Ecliptic- represents the plane that bisects both Earth and Sun Axis Tilt- Fixed at 23.5 degrees - This principle is known as parallelism

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