Climate and weather: Valley climates


Lesson content:
• Slope aspect
– Definition
– Impact on the distribution of temperature in a valley
– Impact on human activities in a valley
• Development of
– Anabatic winds
– Katabatic winds
– Inversions/thermal belt
– Frost pockets
o Radiation fog
o Draw simple free hand sketches to depict anabatic and katabatic winds
– Influence on human activities
o Settlement
o Farming


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