Chapter 7. “What goes up, must come down”. Forces and Force Balances. Weather. Why do we have storms? Why do we have weather? In the atmosphere, we experience forces that lead to the movement of air Today’s lecture will discuss the four forces that lead to air movement. From www.noaa.gov.
“What goes up, must come down”.
Forces and Force Balances
Note the size of the arrows! What does this mean??
Low pressure system near Iceland
From NASA’s Glenn Research Center
axis of rotation (his body)
to the axis center does so must rotate
balance, this is
pressures slope from
warm air to cold air in
pressure gradient force?
between the tropics and
more steeply with altitude
than at 1 km