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ATMOSPHERE AIR MOVEMENT. DEFINE: CORIOLIS EFFECT JET STREAM SEA BREEZE LAND BREEZE. ATMOSPHERE AIR MOVEMENT. SEQUENCE HOW HEATED AIR AND THE CORIOLIS EFFECT FORM WINDS THE EQUATOR RECEIVES___________________________________________

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atmosphere air movement

ATMOSPHEREAIR MOVEMENT

DEFINE:

CORIOLIS EFFECT

JET STREAM

SEA BREEZE

LAND BREEZE

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ATMOSPHEREAIR MOVEMENT

SEQUENCE HOW HEATED AIR AND THE CORIOLIS EFFECT FORM WINDS

  • THE EQUATOR RECEIVES___________________________________________

2. AS A RESULT, AIR NEAR THE EQUATOR IS _____________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

3. DENSE AIR MOVES FROM_____________________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________

4. THE ROTATION OF EARTH CAUSES _____________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________

5. THUS, THE CORIOLIS EFFECT CAUSES___________________________________

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  • Caused by the uneven heating of Earth and its atmosphere.
  • Imaginary line around the middle of Earth.
  • Windless zone at the equator which sailing vessels try to avoid.
  • Winds generally responsible for the movement of weather across the United States and Canada.
  • Wind that provide a dependable route for trade.
  • Cool breezes during the day caused by differences in heating and cooling rates of land and water.
  • Narrow belts of strong winds at high altitudes which blow near the top of the troposphere.
  • Cool breezes at night cause by differences in heating and cooling rates of land and water.
  • Heat from the sun.
  • The deflection of air masses resulting from Earth’s eastward rotation.
  • Winds that blow from the North and South Poles
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