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Air Masses WS. Air Masses WS. A large body of air where temperature and moisture content are constant throughout. Define “Air Mass”:. Air Masses WS. Maritime Polar Continental Polar Maritime Tropical Continental Tropical.

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Air masses ws1
Air Masses WS

  • A large body of air where temperature and moisture content are constant throughout.

  • Define “Air Mass”:


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Air Masses WS

  • Maritime Polar

  • Continental Polar

  • Maritime Tropical

  • Continental Tropical

2. What are the major air masses that influence the weather in the United States?


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Air Masses WS

  • Moist cold air

  • Dry warm air

  • Dry cold air

  • Moist warm air

3. Explain how each of the following air masses gets its name:

  • Maritime Polar

  • Continental Tropical

  • Continental Polar

  • Maritime Tropical


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