GEO130 – OCEANOGRAPHY

Asian-African Monsoon Study Guide

Updated 08.24.09

 

Pacific Ocean
African-Asian
Monsoon Region
and
the physical features
that play a role
Himalaya Mountains

Tibetan Plateau
Indian Ocean
ANNUAL RAINFALL SUMMER RAINFALL WINTER RAINFALL
YELLOW <= 400MM LT. GRN 400-800MM
DRK. GRN 800-1600MM
BLUE >1600MM
AVERAGE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
WINTER
AVERAGE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
SUMMER
ADVANCE AND RETREAT
OF THE
INDIAN MONSOON
CHLOROPHYLL CONCENTRATION
WINTER
CHLOROPHYLL CONCENTRATION
SUMMER
RECORD OF MONSOON RAINFALL
vs.
El Niño La Niña EVENTS