Meteorology Cont. Chapter 12 10/10/11. Weather Cartoon. Cartoon. Coriolis effect . The deflection of air caused by the Earth's rotation. To the right above the Equator To the left below the Equator This combines with the heat imbalances found on Earth to create the various winds.
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Individual Reflection Time
3 Surface Winds
1). Trade Winds
2). Polar Easterlies
3). Prevailing Westerlies
Trade Winds, Polar Easterlies, and Prevailing Westerlies
Named after where the come from
Rise at lows (usually warm places)
Sink at highs (ususally cold places)