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CHAPTER 24 The warming of the lower atmosphere (the greenhouse effect) results from the absorption of long-wave terrestrial radiation by atmospheric gases. Air that flows northward from the horse latitudes in the Southern Hemisphere deflects westward to produce the trade winds Which of the following occurs during an El Niño year? Storms increase on the western side of the Pacific. The main reason ocean tides exist is that the pull of the Moon is greater on oceans closer to the Moon and less on oceans farther from the Moon The jet streams are high speed winds generated by temperature and pressure differences. Going from most significant to least significant, the atmospheric gases contributing to
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