Chapter5_PressureWindC

Chapter5_PressureWindC - Nio during its 1982 1983 outbreak....

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10/8/2011 1 Variations in Pressure 1 Mapping Pressure Isobars lines connecting equal locations of pressure 2 Wind 3
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10/8/2011 2 4 5 ht p://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ca/Surface_analysis.gif
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10/8/2011 3 Air Converges and Rises Air Descends and Diverges Wind Speed 9
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10/8/2011 5 trade winds
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10/8/2011 6 Intertropical Convergence Zone (3 rd ) 16 ITCZ Westerlies (4 th ) 18
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10/8/2011 7 Jet Stream 19 Polar Front 20 21
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10/8/2011 8 22 Valley Breeze 23 Mountain Breeze 24
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10/8/2011 9 25 Some major weather events associated with El
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Unformatted text preview: Nio during its 1982 1983 outbreak. 26 Subsiding air of the Hadley cell circulation Result in relatively dry conditions along much of the west coast of South America Eastern Pacific 27 Western Pacific warm water immense storehouse of energy and moisture Walker Circulation 10/8/2011 10 28 29 Progress of a Kelvin wave during the 1997 1998 El Nio. 30 Generalized precipitation patterns during El Nio conditions 10/8/2011 11 31 Generalized precipitation patterns during La Nia conditions....
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