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Unformatted text preview: true flow will be slower than the geostrophic value NOTE: With a true flow around the high pressure center, the true flow will be faster than its geostrophic value The Curvature Effect: Is one of the important mechanisms by which low and high pressure centers can be created in the atmosphere FRICTION FORCE Friction always acts to turn the wind such that the flow has a component from higher pressure to lower pressure Diabatic Processes: Processes that involve the transfer of heat enegery and are very important to the creation of hurricanes and cold waves and significantly influence the intensity of extratropical cyclones and high-pressure systems....
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This test prep was uploaded on 11/02/2007 for the course ATOC 1050 taught by Professor Forrest,be during the Fall '06 term at Colorado.
- Fall '06