Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
winds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres
Prevailing winds that blow northeast from 30 degrees north latitude to the equator and that blow southeast from 30 degrees south latitude to the equator
1. calm, windless part of the ocean near the equator
regions of high pressue and gentle winds at about 30 degrees north and south latitude
narrow bands of high-speed winds that circle the earth, blowing from west to east
the flow of air from land to a body of water
The flow of air from an ocean or lake to the land
the movement of air caused by cool air sinking and moving down the slope of a mountain
the daily upslope winds commonly encountered in a mountain valley
the act of contaminating or polluting
pollutants that are put directly into the air by human or natural activity.
pollutants that form from chemical reactions that occur when primary pollutants come in contact with other primary pollutants or with naturally occuring substances, such as water vapor.
a form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of two. protects us from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the sun
an area of the ozone layer (near the poles) that is seasonally depleted of ozone
warming that results when solar radiation is trapped by the atmosphere
Gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, water vapor, and ozone in the atmosphere which are involved in the greenhouse effect.
layer of Earth's amosphere closest to Earth's surface (where weather takes place and where most pollution occurs)
the atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere
the atmospheric layer between the stratosphere and the thermosphere
the atmospheric layer between the mesosphere and the exosphere