Lecture 9 Transient Atmospheric Flows _ Disturbances

Lecture 9 Transient Atmospheric Flows _ Disturbances - 3....

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 7: Transient Atmospheric Flows and Disturbances Friday, February 29 Air Masses Characteristics Origin Classification Movement and Modification North American Air Masses Fronts Warm Fronts Cold Fronts Stationary Fronts Occluded Fronts Atmospheric Disturbances
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Midlatitude Cyclones Characteristics Weather Changes with the Passing of a Front Movements Life Cycle Occurrences and Distribution Midlatitude Anticyclones Characteristics Relationships of Cyclones and Anticyclones Study Questions for Key Concepts Air Masses (p. 179) 1. What is an air mass, and what conditions are necessary for one to form? 2. What regions of Earth are least likely to produce air masses? Why? Fronts (p. 182)
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 3. What is a cold front? What is a warm front? 4. Explain why clouds develop along cold fronts and warm fronts. Midlatitude Cyclones (p. 185) 5. Describe the pressure and wind patterns of a midlatitude cyclone. 6. Describe and explain the regions of cloud development and precipitation within a midlatitude cyclone. 7. Discuss the four components of movement of a midlatitude cyclone. Midlatitude Anticyclones (p. 191) 8. Describe the pressure pattern, wind direction, and general weather associated with a midlatitude anticyclone. 9. In what ways are midlatitude anticyclones often associated with midlatitude cyclones?...
View Full Document

Page1 / 2

Lecture 9 Transient Atmospheric Flows _ Disturbances - 3....

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online