Atmospheric Circulation: Scale & Observation


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Which of the following is one of the forces that drives atmospheric circulation?

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1. As winds travel from high to low-pressure systems in the Northern Hemisphere, how are they deflected due to the Coriolis effect?

2. Which of the following is a cell involved in atmospheric circulation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These tools will stress significant concepts such as driving forces, wind travel, the Polar Easterlies, and equatorial air.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be precise, you'll be quizzed on:

  • Forces that drive atmospheric circulation
  • Wind deflection in the Northern Hemisphere
  • A cell involved in atmospheric circulation
  • Properties of the Polar Easterlies
  • Equatorial air in the Hadley Cell

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding air in the atmosphere
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about atmospheric circulation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Polar Easterlies and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

With our video lesson by the title of Atmospheric Circulation: Scale & Observation, you've got a chance to learn an even greater amount in regard to subjects such as:

  • Different cells that affect the atmosphere
  • Weather patterns in different places on Earth
  • What atmospheric circulation is
  • The Coriolis Effect