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6: Weather and Climate

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    By the end of this chapter you should be able to

    • Describe at least three mechanisms that will cause clouds to form
    • Discuss the effects of violent weather such as hurricanes and tornadoes on people
    • Apply geographic principles of climate introduced in class to predict climate in Modelland

    Thumbnail: A typhoon as seen from low Earth orbit. (Public domain; Image Science & Analysis Laboratory, of the NASA Johnson Space Center).

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