As the often unnoticed architect of a region's landscapes and terrains, climate shapes the way life and societies develop in any given area. Reflecting the aggregate weather patterns of a place, climate can vary drastically around the globe and can itself be impacted by human actions. The classification systems that have been developed to comprehend the different types of climatic activity and the incredible range of effects it can have on the planet are the subjects of this insightful volume.
Series: Introduction to Earth Science
Interest Level: Grades 7-12
Reading Level: Grade 8
ISBN: 9781615305452 (E-book)