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How are coastal climates moderated by the high specific hea
Transcript of How are coastal climates moderated by the high specific hea
Regions closer to water
Hot and Cold
What Are Some Examples of Coastal Climates?
What Are Inland Climates?
Interior part of the region or country
Climate of these regions vary but are maily warmer.
What Are Some Examples Of Inland Climates?
What Is High Specific Heat Capacity?
Costal climnates and Inland climates?
Temperatures change when weather changes
Cold= Cold climate
US map pic: http://www.epa.gov/radon/images/us-states.gif
Dry ground pic: http://adoptionvoicesmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/scorched-earth-400.jpg
Polar bear pic: http://oncirculation.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/sustainability_2009_climate_change1.jpg
How are coastal climates moderated by the high specific heat capacity of water, compared to inland climates?
What Are Coastal Climates?
AKA: Thermal capacity
Water absorbs lots of heat before getting hot
Helps regulate the rate at which air changes temperature
This is why temperature change between seasons is gradual rather than sudden, especially near the oceans.
Lauren D. & Alma S.