Living in Our Ocean of Air Chapter 1-2 WX Elements. Source: http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~joel/g110_w06/lecture_notes/sun_angle/agburt02_12.jpg. Angle of incoming radiation and hours of sunlight affect heating. Source: http://easyweb.easynet.co.uk/~geography.net/kew/factors(1).htm.
Air moves horizontally from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure.
Wind speed is measured with an anemometer.
Why did Columbus land
In the Caribbean Islands?
Wind Graphic Display
Gaspard Gustave de Coriolis
What’s happening right now? What does it mean for weather for the next little while?
VIDEO OF WIND SHEAR