G163S10L16_monsoons

G163S10L16_monsoons - SW Monsoon NE Monsoon Indian Ocean...

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Monsoons A seasonally varying wind Created by a continental scale sea breeze Indian subcontinent Other monsoons exist (American monsoon) Seasonal monsoon winds change circulation  in the Indian Ocean (Somali Curent)
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Sea Breezes
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Sea Breezes
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Monsoon Processes
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Monsoon Processes         Summer                       Winter        SW Monsoon                 NE Monsoon 
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Monsoon Winds       SW Monsoon                 NE Monsoon 
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Monsoon Winds       SW Monsoon                 NE Monsoon 
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Position of the Low Level Jet
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Features of Indian Monsoon Coastline borders largest land mass on planet  rains Glacial storage of freshwater occurs Persistent low level winds  (Somali or Findlater Jet) 
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Unformatted text preview: SW Monsoon NE Monsoon Indian Ocean Circulation Far more complicated than Atlantic or Pacific Monsoon winds drive seasonal changes in observed currents in Arabian Sea Reversing currents include Somali, NEC & NECC Somali current reaches > 3.5 m/s Intense open ocean upwelling The American Monsoon Occurrence of July Thunderstorms over NW Mexico & Arizona Driven by monsoon between Pacific Ocean & the American Desert Huge issue for flash floods The American Monsoon Monthly precipitation over SW U.S. & Mexico The American Monsoon July Convective Activity Index The American Monsoon The American Monsoon Occurrence of July Thunderstorms over NW Mexico & Arizona Driven by monsoon between Pacific Ocean & the American Desert Huge issue for flash floods...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course GEOG 163 taught by Professor Siegel,d during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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G163S10L16_monsoons - SW Monsoon NE Monsoon Indian Ocean...

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