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What does the air pressure pushing down on an object do to the air pressure pushing up on the object?
The difference in atmospheric pressure between areas of higher pressure and lower pressure.
Polar Easterlies, Westerlies, and Trade Winds
the atmosphere is divided into these 3 main wind belts
the warm air that rose at the equator cools as it moves north and south and descends at 30 degrees. as it descends it warms and dries out
Why do desserts tend to be located at 30 degrees North and South?
two belts that blow almost constantly from easterly directions at 30 degrees north and south to the equator. early sailing ships used these winds to sail by
starts developing shortly before noon and generally reaches its greatest intensity during mid- to late afternoon
these relatively cool winds can be a moderating influence on afternoon temperatures in coastal areas
the cooler air over the land moves to the sea, where the air is warmer and at lower pressures
this is created because warmer air on mountain slopes is less dense and it rises up along the slope
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