5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Salt, dust particles, silver iodide, and combustion by-products are all examples of:
- When geostrophic conditions exist in the atmosphere, the net force on the moving air is
- The wind speed normally increases with height in the layer of air next to the ground. This illustrates the fact that
- Most of the precipitation that falls in the middle latitudes is formed by:
- A primary factor causing monsoon circulations is
- a the Bergeron process.
- b friction is present only close to the ground.
- c greater temperature changes over continents compared to oceans.
- d zero
- e condensation nuclei.
5 Multiple choice questions
- warm surface air temperatures.
- friction is present only close to the ground
- moisture content and temperature.
- Bermuda high.
- winter dry season
5 True/False questions
Compared to continental air masses with the same air temperature, maritime air masses → mT
High air pressure zones are usually associated with: → relatively dry conditions.
The ________ air mass provides much of the moisture for precipitation in the central and eastern United States. → nimbostratus
A(n) ________ is a layer of dark gray clouds that produces precipitation → nimbostratus
Clouds are classified and named according to their altitude and → near the equator and in mid-latitudes.