Lecture 10 Transient Atmospheric Flows and Disturbances

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Chapter 7: Transient Atmospheric Flows and Disturbances Friday, March 7 Midlatitude Anticyclones Characteristics Relationships of Cyclones and Anticyclones Minor Tropical Disturbances: Easterly Waves Major Tropical Disturbances: Hurricanes Characteristics Origin Movement Damage and Destruction Localized Severe Weather Thunderstorms Tornadoes
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Chapter 8: Climatic Zones and Types Climatic Classification The Purpose of Classifying Climates Early Classification Schemes The Köppen Classification System The Modified Köppen System Climographs Study Questions Chapter 7 (continued) Midlatitude Anticyclones (p. 191) 15. Describe the pressure pattern, wind direction, and general weather associated with a midlatitude anticyclone. 16. In what ways are midlatitude anticyclones often associated with midlatitude cyclones?
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Unformatted text preview: Minor Tropical Disturbances: Easterly Waves (p. 191) 18. What is an easterly wave? Major Tropical Disturbances: Hurricanes (p. 193) 19. Describe and explain the pressure and wind patterns of a tropical cyclone (hurricane). 23. Describe and explain the typical paths taken by hurricanes in the North Atlantic Ocean basin. 27. Do hurricanes have any beneficial effects? Explain. Localized Severe Weather (p. 200) 28. Discuss the general sequence of thunderstorm development and dissipation. 30. Describe the wind and pressure characteristics of a tornado. Chapter 8 The Kppen Climate Classification System (p. 212) 1. Explain the basic concept of the Kppen climate classification system. 3. What information is conveyed in a climograph?...
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