Describe global patterns of Atmospheric heating and Circulation

Feb 8th, 2014
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1.  Describe global patterns of atmospheric heating and circulation.  What mechanisms produce high precipitation in the tropics? What mechanisms produce high precipitation at temperate latitudes?  What mechanisms produce low precipitation in the tropics? (60 points)

2.  Use what you know about atmospheric circulation and seasonal changes in the sun’s orientation to earth to explain the highly seasonal rainfall in the tropical dry forest and tropical savanna biomes. (Hint: Why does the rainy season in these biomes come during the warmer months?) (40 points)

Must be single spaced, double spaced between paragraphs with 1 inch margins around and headings in bold. Times New Roman 12 Pt Font. APA Format.

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