Typical temperature and rainfall characteristics, together with
associated cloud cover and wind characteristics.
Recognition of anticyclones and depressions,
and description of the characteristic weather associated with them. A key
will be provided with anysynoptic chart used in the examination,
although students will be expected to recognise the three main types of front:
warm, cold and occluded.
4.2 Average long term weather patterns lead to distinct climatic
Characteristics of west European maritime climates and east European
continental interior climates, and contrasts between them.
The meanings of the terms listed in the content. The case study should
cover the ideas of conservation, exploitation and sustainability, and look at
the different groups involved (Papua
New Guinea case study).