Homework 4 - AOSS/CHEM 105 Homework#4 Due in-class on...

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AOSS/CHEM 105 Homework #4 Due in-class on Thursday Feb 19 th , 2008 Please Type Your Answers! 1) a. What causes the Coriolis Effect? -The Coriolis Effect is caused by the rotation of the Earth. b. How does it affect atmospheric motion? -Because of the Coriolis Effect, the winds are affected. This causes the winds to travel clockwise around high pressure systems in the Northern Hemisphere, and counter-clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. c. What are the three factors affecting the magnitude of this effect? -Pressure, latitude, & temperature. 2) What are the Hadley cells? How are these cells related to the ITCZ and subtropical highs? -The Hadley cells move energy from the equator to the sub-tropics. The Hadley cells converge at the ITCZ and move to the subtropics, transferring heat along with it. 3) a. What is the global conveyor belt? -The global conveyor belt involves the transport of warm water from the Pacific, into the Atlantic. In the Atlantic, the warm water collides with the cold water. The warm water then cools quickly and sinks and transports
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