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How far can inland sea with area 350000 sqkm influence precipitation?

There is a term we use quite a bit around here, called Lake Effect that deals with this exact topic. While the term notoriously refers to long narrow bands of heavy snow (Lake Effect Snow), it also ...
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How far can inland sea with area 350000 sqkm influence precipitation?

With an area of 350,000 km² the sea is smaller than the Caspian Sea or the Red Sea, and about one and half times larger than the Persian Gulf. The 438,000 km² Red Sea has some influence on ...
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What would climates be like outside areas of controlled weather?

Artifically created weather, implies stable weather, implies stable energy levels. Means a stable, constant difference to some part around it. As far as the outside world is concerned it is - like a ...
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What would climates be like outside areas of controlled weather?

All depends on whether you have a "butterfly effect on demand" magitech where you can very accurately forecast weather and influence it by subtle adjustments. Then you can do anything and ...
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Local weather under large dome in tropical region

There is a similar thread about the internal weather systems of the Volkshalle, though this was not in the tropics. There are cases of rain happening half-way up NASA's Vertical Assembly building, and ...
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Local weather under large dome in tropical region

I'm not really good at meteorology, but i think it would be hot because if its 100 meters up it is below the clouds of the region. The clouds in the tropic region on Earth are 6,100 to 18,300 meters ...
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How would an extremely long winter affect an area?

How cold is this winter? Are we talking somewhere around 0°C? -10°C? -30°C? Knowing the specific temperatures would be useful here. I assume it's below freezing considering you mentioned that ice and ...
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How would an extremely long winter affect an area?

Magic-eaters are the new autotrophs I am assuming that the eternal winter you're thinking of is more like winter in the arctic than winter in the tropics. With no spring, the last natural plant died a ...
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Could nanotechnology have the ability to control the weather?

The only thing I can think of, which might have an impact on the weather, is to have clouds of nanobots floating in the high atmosphere which can selectively become reflective or not. When they are ...
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Could nanotechnology have the ability to control the weather?

I think it's more likely that free-floating nanobots would be swept away by the weather than have any control over it. Try filling the air with a cloud of nanites and they'd get washed away by the ...
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How would an extremely long winter affect an area?

It would be quiet the achievement, but in theory, a small wandering tribe could prepare a "road" of resources in the summer/good years for the winter years. The tribe would then circle back, ...
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How would an extremely long winter affect an area?

This depends wildly on the level of technology. If we assume a 21st level of technology, the transition would be hard and probably involve reliance on neighbours or famine, but the situation may ...
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How would an extremely long winter affect an area?

Polar Desert. See link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polar_desert As stated by the first poster the only life inside your kingdom aside from mosses and lichens on exposed (ice free) surfaces and in ...
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How would an extremely long winter affect an area?

If your kingdom has been in continual ice and snow for 153 years, the only life (wild or otherwise) lives close enough to the borders to get its food and water from outside, or is huddled around a ...
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How would an extremely long winter affect an area?

Quick answer: here's what one year might do. This was 1816 and the winter followed the explosion of Mount Tambora. After earlier ice ages, we find mammoths that have been frozen to death with their ...
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Can I have a supercontinent that is wet in its interior?

Please note that 1,200 mm of annual rain is twice the amount of rain received by the notoriously wet England. That's a lot of rain. While opinions are still unsettled about exactly how wet the Carnian ...
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Can I have a supercontinent that is wet in its interior?

Have a wet interior The main source of wetness for a continent is water. The sea, the oceans, rivers all that. So, to have a wet super continent, have it be wet. Have countless rivers and massive ...
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