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Unformatted text preview: Pressure gradient: change of atmospheric pressure measured along a line at right angles to the isobars Variations in Atmospheric Pressure Cells of High and Low Pressure Low (Cyclone) = L Air is ascending (rising) Low pressure Convergence at surface High (anticyclone) = H Air is descending (subsidence) High pressure Divergence at surface...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
- Spring '10