Flashcards - Air Distribution & Movement

Flashcards - Air Distribution & Movement
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cyclones
In meteorology, a cyclone is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure
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Atmospheric circulation
Atmospheric circulation is the large-scale movement of air, and together with ocean circulation is the means by which thermal energy is redistributed on the surface of the Earth
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Atmospheric circulation
Atmospheric circulation is the large-scale movement of air, and together with ocean circulation is the means by which thermal energy is redistributed on the surface of the Earth
cyclones
In meteorology, a cyclone is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure
Rossby Waves
Rossby waves, also known as planetary waves, are a natural phenomenon in the atmosphere and oceans of planets that largely owe their properties to rotation
Walker Circulation
The Walker circulation, also known as the Walker cell, is a conceptual model of the air flow in the tropics in the lower atmosphere

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