Lectures 5 _ 6 Atmospheric Pressure and Wind

Lectures 5 _ 6 Atmospheric Pressure and Wind -...

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Chapter 5: Atmospheric Pressure and Wind The Impact of Pressure and Wind on the Landscape The Nature of Atmospheric Pressure Factors Influencing Atmospheric Pressure Mapping Pressure with Isobars The Nature of Wind Direction of Movement Cyclones and Anticyclones Wind Speed2 Vertical Variations in Pressure and Wind The General Circulation of the Atmosphere Subtropical Highs Trade Winds Intertropical Convergence Zone The Westerlies Polar Highs Polar Easterlies Polar Front 1
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Vertical Patterns of the General Circulation
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Unformatted text preview: Modifications of the General Circulation Seasonal Variations in Location Monsoons Localized Wind Systems Sea and Land Breezes Valley and Mountain Breezes Katabatic Winds Foehn/Chinook Winds El NioSouthern Oscillation Normal Pattern El Nio Pattern La Nia Causes of ENSO Teleconnections Other Multi-Year Atmospheric and Oceanic Cycles Pacific Decadal Oscillation The North Atlantic Oscillation and the Arctic Oscillation 2...
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