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    Differential heating occurs when the earth leans and rotates around the sun that heats the globe year long. Because of so many changes of solar radiation, lower latitudes have more energy than the higher latitudes from the sun. Some locations on the same line of latitude will have different weather depending on how close or far they are to the oceans. Also lakes and rivers reduce the heat temperature because of the large amount of water they hold. When the atmosphere heats up it creates pressure, and different pressures create wind or breeze. Placing windmills near places that have lots of wind power, like oceans, valleys, and mountains is a good idea to get rid of pollutant in the air that causes people breathing problems. Differential heating…

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    Exceptional monitoring efforts have established a shift from Arctic to Subarctic climate regime within the last decade (Grebmeier et al. 2006). Building on the existing 30-year record of direct observations on the water column and benthic macrofauna, I will extend this record back to the last glacial maximum using geologically young fossil material (<10,000 years old), including both skeletal death assemblages accumulating in the seabed, and recently buried fossils from sedimentary cores.…

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    Wind Patterns Lab Report

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    To see the similarities and differences between wind patterns in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres alongside with explaining the major wind belts. Material: • Map of North America with longitude and latitude • Drawing compass Procedure: 1. View the map from the lab given. The map represents the barometric pressures at 5000 feet in North America on a precise day in February. 2. Use the Web to get another map of North America that covers the same approximate area shown in the map given in the…

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    Effect which prevents air from traveling directly to the poles and could not explain the westerly winds in the mid-latitudes (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2007). In the 1850’s research provides greater insight to the westerlies and polar easterlies,…

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    Canada is such a diverse nation, its physical diversity, people, natural resources and global connections all demonstrate this. Latitude, evils of society, Alberta oil sands, and the UN affects Canada physically and culturally. Physically, latitude affects the climate. Culturally, the evils of society affect the way people think about Canada. However, Canada does have some positive factors; such as the oil industry and being apart of the UN. The oil industry is one of Canada’s top industry and…

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    Sun Observation Report

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    to the September/ March equinox. It then moves along to the December solstice. During the December solstice the sun rises to the south of the east and sets to the south of the west. Right after the December solstice the sun starts to drift back into its yearly cycle (Changing Sun, Changing Climate?, 2014). The sun repeats this process every year and this is how we get the different seasons. Depending on what area of the earth you are on there will be different outcomes. Anywhere around the…

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    The variance is from waterskiing to surfing. Additionally just soaking up the cool water on the beach is popular. Air-conditioning is necessary in some areas. Not going out at all or going to the air-conditioned malls become common. Water is always required in this climate, as hydration needs consideration to keep the cramps away or worse heat stroke. Prevent Sunburn by using light clothing. Cold – During the cold weather, snow sports are a favorite. Skiing on the slopes or…

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    using the sky is very helpful when you don’t have a map or compass like we mentioned before. One of the first things people think about when it comes to natural navigation would be stars. These people are put off because they fear it is complicated to work with stars. It does not need to be complicated at all, it is something you can learn to do in minutes. In fact finding direction using the stars is much quicker and easier than using a compass. It is also a lot more fun. The easiest star to…

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    Elfuclana Research Paper

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    It dates back to December 24th, 2076. It was the day before Christmas in 2076. Santa is, and has always been, the communist dictator of the North Pole. The elves have had to put up with his cruel ruling for long enough. One elf, named Tasol Elfuclan, decided to start a bloody revolution for the price of the elves’ liberty. It was a war that ruined Christmas and caused the death of millions of elves. The elves were defenseless compared to Santa and his strong reindeer. They all built ships and…

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    scholars that worked to discover and invent things to help understand the world and how it works. One of those remarkable scholars was Eratosthenes of Cyrene who lived to be about eighty-two years old. Eratosthenes was born in Greece in a colony known as Cyrene now days called Shahhat, Lybia. He later on moved to live and work in the city of Alexandria. Eratosthenes was a man who excelled in many fields of studies such as geography, mathematics, history, poetry and others. Many of the works…

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