continental climate


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continental climate

n
(Physical Geography) a climate characterized by hot summers, cold winters, and little rainfall, typical of the interior of a continent
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In the more continental climate of Eastern Europe, the flood level is also decreasing, where it is due to the decline in winter snow cover, which is associated with the higher temperatures.
Low winter temperature and permafrost are crucial limiting factors controlling forest trees distribution under Siberian Continental Climate (Tchebakova et al., 1994).
Study of range-wide phylogeography of the European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus Linnaeus, 1766) shed some light on the predicted refugia for continental climate adapted species.
At the same time, these aircrafts can land on runways with a hard and unpaved surface under extreme temperature conditions, which is typical of the harsh continental climate of Kazakhstan.
Days are starfish-wide and nights are a mere sliver in Scandinavian summer, but the region's humid continental climate supplies cool mellow nights apt for extended revelry.
According to records, Moscow has a humid continental climate with warm, sometimes hot, somewhat humid summers and long, cold winters.
SUMMARY--The aim of the study was to investigate the unknown effect of air pollutants on the occurrence or deterioration of respiratory diseases in the area with a humid continental climate. This retrospective study included 5868 patients with respiratory symptomatology (upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), pneumonia, acute bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and asthma) admitted to emergency department (ED).
The parts of the world that have huge fluctuations in temperature like this often have what's known as a 'continental climate'.
Dongin Park, Samsung C&T's project manager for the NUBIA project, summarises the construction challenges as follows: "We had to face the extreme continental climate with short, hot summers and long, icy winters.
People in Kazakhstan often get coughs, colds and allergies, abetted by the countrys continental climate, which has cold winters and hot summers.
Ulaanbaatar is the coldest capital city in the world, with a sub-arctic continental climate. The intense cold has a number of effects on sanitation systems, affecting a large proportion of the ger area population.

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