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Unformatted text preview: hemispheres? 8) If you are in the Northern Hemisphere, what would you do to determine the position of low surface pressure relative to your position? 9) Know the basic pattern of the three cell model of global circulation and know which direction winds blow at the surface in each, the name of these winds, and the name of the climatic zones they create. 10) What two latitudes do you expect to find significant precipitation, and what two latitudes do you expect to find little precipitation? 11) Know the difference between a sea breeze and a land breeze in terms of time of day, wind direction at the surface, pressure at the surface, and where precipitation is most likely to occur. 12) What is a rain shadow, and how does it form? 13) Know which kind of front tends to bring the most severe storms. 14) What type of upper air flow leads to low surface pressure?...
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- Fall '07
- Atmospheric thermodynamics, Adiabatic process, lapse rate