Rita D. Haberlin, Instructor
Climate Regions and Climate Change Learning Module
Global Climate Change
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After completing the reading assignment and exploring the Web resources, study guide, and tutorial, review what you have learned with these quizzes:
Climate Regions Multiple Choice Quiz
Quizzes, Tarbuck and Lutgens, Chapter 20, Key Concepts 1-3 and Chapter Test
Find out the climate for anywhere in the world that you intend to visit.
Koppen Climate Regions
This is a map of Koppen's Climate Regions along with climographs of specific climates.
Precipitation Map for California
Which part of the state is wettest? Which part is driest? Where do most of the people live?
National Climatic Data Center
The National Climatic Data Center is a branch of NOAA with the world's largest active archive of weather data.
Information from satellites, radar, and other weather equipment is provided to the public.
California Climate Change
Learn more about the potential impacts of climate change in California and what is being done about it at this Web site.
Read the excellent report, "Our Changing Climate - Assessing the Risks to California".
At this Web site, you have the option to download the report in an Acrobat PDF file.
Koppen Climate Regions in a Future Warmer Planet
Find out how the world's climate regions will change into the future with this animated map of changing climate regions.
What's Up With The Weather?
PBS (Public Broadcasting Service), "Nova" and "Frontline", investigate the science and politics of the global warming controversy.
This NOAA site answers frequently asked questions about global warming.
Animation of Average Monthly Precipitation in millimeters. Observe the migration of the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) and Polar Front as monthly rainfall increases and decreases throughout the year.
of mean monthly temperatures
Watch the temperatures rise and fall as the overhead sun shifts between the northern and southern hemispheres.
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