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Old 09-07-2013, 06:42 PM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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How do you estimate the data? I would like to estimate my climate for 10,000 feet?
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:56 PM
 
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It would be ice cap.

Back to the original topic, I'd like to emigrate to the New Cartagena. It will be like Nain, Labrador because of the greater landmass I think.
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Old 09-07-2013, 07:01 PM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Yea but what is the average drop in max temp? I am trying to estimate what height I would goto for an average 0c max in January.

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Old 09-07-2013, 07:07 PM
 
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Check your city's climate on wikipedia. Then use this formula: Jan high / 6.4 x 1000 (meters)
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Old 09-07-2013, 07:13 PM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Check your city's climate on wikipedia. Then use this formula: Jan high / 6.4 x 1000 (meters)
Does that mean it drops 6.4c every 1000m?

So here it is about 6c. So yea at 1,000m we would have an average winter high of below 0c.

So 3,000 feet.

Thank you
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Old 09-07-2013, 08:20 PM
 
Location: Rathdrum, ID
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The future of mankind would be in great peril if the continent were flipped. Other than the oceans, the biggest area where carbon dioxide is converted back into oxygen is the Amazon basin. If that rain forest were much further south, the cooler climate wouldn't support the biomass and it would cease to exist. The photosynthesis conversion factory would disappear. We're so freaked out now about global warming. Just think what would be like without the Amazon Basin rain forest.

You'd probably start getting a bunch of hurricanes too. Maybe? That part of Africa probably isn't big enough to generate easterly waves of any significance. But even a small one would pick up a lot of energy once it rolls over the hot eastern Atlantic and could very likely grow into pretty big storms.
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Old 09-07-2013, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Casca - Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
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I would emigrate to Belem that i think it'd have warm summers but cold and snowy winters.

My city would have a tropical climate, summer all the time.
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Broward County, FL
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Bogota would incredibly cold in it's new position. Caracas (my birthplace) would have an awesome climate
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, BC
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The future of mankind would be in great peril if the continent were flipped. Other than the oceans, the biggest area where carbon dioxide is converted back into oxygen is the Amazon basin. If that rain forest were much further south, the cooler climate wouldn't support the biomass and it would cease to exist. The photosynthesis conversion factory would disappear. We're so freaked out now about global warming. Just think what would be like without the Amazon Basin rain forest.

You'd probably start getting a bunch of hurricanes too. Maybe? That part of Africa probably isn't big enough to generate easterly waves of any significance. But even a small one would pick up a lot of energy once it rolls over the hot eastern Atlantic and could very likely grow into pretty big storms.
Not necessarily, the Amazon basin would probably be replaced with a taiga which is definitely a carbon sink. The southern areas on the western coast would still be temperate rainforest I imagine with a lot of biomass...
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:38 PM
 
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Everyone would fall if you turned it upside down!
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