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    What is the Walker Circulation?

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    Walker Circulation: Zonal East to West Circulation along the equator

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 6
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    What does Traditional Climatology study?

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    Traditional climatology: study of describing the mean state of the atmosphere at a location through time and/or over space

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 2
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    What is insolation?

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    Insolation: Solar radiation (sun rays) received by a surface 99.9% our energy in Earth’s atmosphere comes from the sun Longer days = more insolation Very little energy in our atmosphere comes from the earth

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 3
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    What is a monsoon?

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    Monsoon: a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southeast Asia, blowing from the southwest between May and September and bringing rain (the wet monsoon), or from the northeast between October and April (the dry monsoon). A monsoon is a seasonal change in wind direction. Climatic systems anywhere in which the moisture increases dramatically in the warm season

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 7
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    Where do the Hadley Cells occur?

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    Low latitudes

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 5
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    How does net radiation affect energy transfer among the Tropics?

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    Equator (low latitude) = excess net radiation (energy) Therefore, lower latitudinal (tropics) energy is transported to higher latitudes (poles) General circulations heat engine. Since equator gains more net radiation than it loses, surface net radiation is positive

    • Tropical Climatology Midterm: Chapter 4
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