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Global-Scale Winds Circulation Cells Surface Wind Patterns Semi-permanent Highs, Lows Upper-air Westerlies Jet Streams El Niño
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The General Circulation Single Hadley Cell: rising at Eq., sinking at Pole; surface flow from Pole to Equator Non-rotating Earth
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The General Circulation Hadley Cell 60° 30° Rotating Earth — Coriolis force and conservation of angular momentum confines Hadley Cell to tropics
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GC Surface Winds 30°N 60°N 90°N 30°S 60°S Polar Easterlies Prevailing Westerlies Northeast Trade Winds
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Pressure Distribution L L L L L L L L L H H H H H H H H H H H L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L Uniform circumpolar flow
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Pressure Distribution H H H L L H Aleutian Low E. Pacific High Icelandic Low Bermuda High
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Upper-Level Westerlies Cold pole Warm tropics
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