|Weather and Climate and Associated Hazards
|Major climate controls
Background to Weather and climate
Weather and climates basics
The Heat Budget & Insolation
Layers of the atmosphere
The Tri-cellular model
|The climate of the British Isles||
Basic climatic characteristics: temperature, precipitation and wind.
Air masses affecting the British Isles.
Origin and nature of depressions. Weather changes associated with the passage of a depression.
Origin and nature of anticyclones. Associated weather conditions in winter and summer.
|The climate of one tropical region (tropical wet/dry savannah or monsoon or equatorial)||
Basic climatic characteristics: temperature, precipitation and wind.Hurricane Katrina
|Climate on a local scale: urban climates||
microclimates information pages
Collective writing task
|Global climate change||
Evidence for climatic change over the last 20,000 years.
Global warming – possible causes. Possible effects: on a global scale, on the chosen tropical region (above) and on the British Isles.
Responses to global warming: international, national and local.
Revise using these concept maps