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Climate in Cities
1. Air Pollution
2. Urban Climate
- Radiation
- Heat
- Water
- Bioclimate
* Worksheet 1
* Worksheet 2
* Worksheet 3
* Worksheet 4
3. Acid Rain
climate in cities

Urban Climate

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2. Urban climate - more
Water Balance

Worksheet 3:
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1. Hemera
Big box of art


Water Balance

Can you answer the following questions on water balance?

1) Where is the air humidity highest during the night?
a) in the urban fringe
b) in the city centre
c) in the suburbs
d) in city parks

2) Where do the clouds concentrate on a summer day?
a) above the city centre
b) above the urban fringe
c) above the suburbs
d) above the lakes

3) What increases the cloudiness above the city?
a) wind
b) rain
c) higher temperatures
d) lower temperatures

4) Where is rainfall highest?
a) in the city fringe
b) in the city centre
c) in local recreation areas
d) in the suburbs

5) When is rainfall highest in the city?
a) Spring
b) Winter
c) Autumn
d) Summer

6) Why is the snow in the city generally grey in colour?
a) because of air pollution
b) because higher temperatures
c) because of the higher humidity
d) because of the artificial surfaces


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heavy rain showers in cities

2. Rain shower in the city. Heavy rain showers occur more often in cities than they do in the country. Picture: Hemera "Big box of art".


About this page:
author: - B. Wohlhöfer - University of Nürnberg,  Germany
educational reviewing: Dr. Helmut Schrettenbrunner, Dr.Yvonne Schleicher and Julia Heres - University of Nürnberg,  Germany
last update: 2003-09-09




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