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the amount of energy required to change the temeperature of 1gram of a substance by 1Kelvin
an apparent deflection of the wind arrising from the fact that it is moving eather north or south over the sphericaly shaped Earth
an area near the equator where the trade winds converge, rise, and form an area of low pressure. this rising air forms clouds and thunderstorms. stands for intertropical convergance zone
areas along 30* North and South where winds are light and decending. Historically ti was an area where sailing vessles would become stranded due to light winds and horses were thrown overboard to save on water
the ratio of water vapor present in the air to the amout that could be present at saturation
an instrement designed to measure the reletive humidity of the air. it is made of two thermometers one of which has a damp cotton sleeve over the end. the instrement is whirled in the air. the readings from the two thermometers correspond the a given reletive humitity reading on a chart
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