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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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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Shapiro during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08