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Atmospheric Pressure and Wind

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Wind
The movement of air caused by differences in air pressure
Coriolis Effect
The curving of moving objects, such as wind, by the Earth's rotation.
Cyclone
An area in the atmosphere that has lower pressure than the surrounding areas and has winds that spiral toward the center
Anticyclone
A high pressure center characterized by a clockwise flow of air
Trade Winds
Winds that blow from 30 degrees latitude to the equator
Westerlies
Prevailing wind belts that blow between 30 degrees and 60 degrees latitudes
Polar Easterlies
Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60 degrees and 90 degrees latitude in both hemispheres
Jet Stream
A high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere