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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 Köppen Climate Classification System (p. 212) 1. Explain the basic concept of the Köppen climate classification system. 3. What information is conveyed in a climograph?...
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- Spring '08
- Tropical cyclone, Easterly Waves, minor tropical disturbances, Major Tropical Disturbances