Global Atmospheric CirculationI.Idealized circulation patternA. “One-cell model”B. “3 cell model” II.Observed patterns (models are …uh well models, what happens in reality) Exam 1 in about two weeks. Date will be announced later this weekSimple model of global circulation
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Global Circulation:In 1735 George Hadley declared that temperature contrasts between Poles and Equator drives global circulationWorks great for a non-rotating earth!Rotation causes winds to be deflectedOne-cell Global Circulation Model “Hadley cell”