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Unformatted text preview: pressure is measured in the atmosphere by measuring the height of a fixed pressure value. in high pressure systems, pressure is always highest at the center. pressure is lowest at the center in low pressure systems. [3-dimensional] due to the coriolis force, wind from a high pressure system will blow parallel to the isobars [clockwise in the NH, because of deflection to the right]. winds from low pressure system blow counterclockwise. high pressure circulation is congruous with the general circulation 08/04/2008 01:09:00 08/04/2008 01:09:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ATM 100 taught by Professor Tsonis during the Fall '06 term at Wisconsin Milwaukee.
- Fall '06