Climate Definitions

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Albedo
Measure of how much sunlight a surface reflects
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Altitude
Measure of an area's height above sea level
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Atmospheric Pressure
Weight of air resting on earth's surface
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Biome
large scale ecosystem
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Depression
area of low air pressure
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Fauna
all the different types of animals in an area
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Flora
all the different types of plants in an area
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Humidity
amount of water vapour in atmosphere (%)
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Latitude
distance north/south of equator (degrees)
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Precipitation
moisture falling from air to ground (rain, snow etc)
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Prevailing wind
wind direction that occurs most often
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temperature
how warm/cold something is
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Card 2

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Measure of an area's height above sea level

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Altitude

Card 3

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Weight of air resting on earth's surface

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Card 4

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large scale ecosystem

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Card 5

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area of low air pressure

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