Presentation on theme: "Unit 15: Tropical (A) and Arid (B) Climates. OBJECTIVES Understand the major types of tropical climates. Explore the major types of arid climates. Examine."— Presentation transcript:
Unit 15: Tropical (A) and Arid (B) Climates
OBJECTIVES Understand the major types of tropical climates. Explore the major types of arid climates. Examine tropical (A) and arid (B) climates using climographs developed from data recorded by actual weather stations Highlight climate-related environmental problems within tropical and arid climate zones Examine the causes and consequences of tropical deforestation and desertification
Rainforest Climate Af
Monsoon Forest Climate Am
Savanna Climate Aw Tropical grassland Summer wet, winter dry Transition zone between forests and grasslands
Tree-dotted savanna of Kenya’s Maasai Mara game reserve. Savanna Climate Aw
Arid Climates B Dry landscape of western Sahara near Morocco and Algeria.
Desert Climate BW
Steppe Climate (Semi-arid) BS
Steppe Winter Wheat Region of North America Combines harvest winter wheat in western Nebraska.
Arid Regions Show the Highest Precipitation Variability