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14 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
17 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
28 terms
Winds
Winds
Convection Currents
Land
Water
Forms as a result of air pressure differences.
the constant circulation of warm air (less dense) rising and…
Which part of Earth's surface has the greatest ability to abs…
Which part of Earth's surface is slow to absorb and release h…
Winds
Forms as a result of air pressure differences.
Convection Currents
the constant circulation of warm air (less dense) rising and…
15 terms
Winds
wind
global winds
local winds
convection currents
Moving air created by uneven heating of Earth. Named by where…
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over a long…
winds that blow over a short distance
the upward movement of warm air and downward movement of cool…
wind
Moving air created by uneven heating of Earth. Named by where…
global winds
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over a long…
17 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
19 terms
Winds
What are winds caused by?
What are differences in air pressure c…
Wind
Anemometer
Differences in air pressure.
The unequal heating of the atmosphere.
A wind is the horizontal movement of air from an area of high…
An instrument that measures wind speed.
What are winds caused by?
Differences in air pressure.
What are differences in air pressure c…
The unequal heating of the atmosphere.
10 terms
Winds
wind
anemometer
wind-chill factor
local winds
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
instrument to measure wind speed
a measure of cooling cooling temperature and wind speed
winds that blow over short distances caused by the unequal he…
wind
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
anemometer
instrument to measure wind speed
26 terms
Winds
coriolis effect
global winds
jetstreams
land breeze
The change that Earth's rotation causes in the motion of obje…
Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long d…
Bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above earth's s…
the flow of air from land to a body of water (local wind)
coriolis effect
The change that Earth's rotation causes in the motion of obje…
global winds
Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long d…
17 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
17 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
15 terms
Winds
Trade Winds
Westerly Winds
Polar Winds
Global Wind Belts
blow east to west in the tropical region
blow west to east in the temperate zone
blow northeast to west in the polar region
occur between climate regions (tropical, temperate, and polar…
Trade Winds
blow east to west in the tropical region
Westerly Winds
blow west to east in the temperate zone
10 terms
Winds
sea breeze
land breeze
wind
prevailing westerlies
The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving…
The movement of air created by cool air over the land moving…
natural movement of the air
The west-to-east winds that occur in the temperate zones of t…
sea breeze
The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving…
land breeze
The movement of air created by cool air over the land moving…
16 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
19 terms
Winds
Wind
Local winds
Global winds
Land breeze
Horizontal movement of air.
Blows over a short distance and can change directions .
Blow over a long distance and have a specific direction.
From land to sea during the night.
Wind
Horizontal movement of air.
Local winds
Blows over a short distance and can change directions .
16 terms
Winds
California current
Climate zones
Gulf Stream
Land and sea breezes
flow of cold water that influences the western Pacific coast…
tropical, temperate and polar (divided based on long term wea…
flow of warm water that influences the eastern Atlantic coast…
local winds, or convection currents, that form near bodies of…
California current
flow of cold water that influences the western Pacific coast…
Climate zones
tropical, temperate and polar (divided based on long term wea…
10 terms
Winds
wind
anemometer
wind-chill factor
local winds
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
instrument to measure wind speed
a measure of cooling cooling temperature and wind speed
winds that blow over short distances caused by the unequal he…
wind
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
anemometer
instrument to measure wind speed
10 terms
Winds
sea breeze
land breeze
wind
prevailing westerlies
The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving…
The movement of air created by cool air over the land moving…
natural movement of the air
The west-to-east winds that occur in the temperate zones of t…
sea breeze
The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving…
land breeze
The movement of air created by cool air over the land moving…
28 terms
Winds
Winds
Convection Currents
Land
Water
Forms as a result of air pressure differences.
the constant circulation of warm air (less dense) rising and…
Which part of Earth's surface has the greatest ability to abs…
Which part of Earth's surface is slow to absorb and release h…
Winds
Forms as a result of air pressure differences.
Convection Currents
the constant circulation of warm air (less dense) rising and…
16 terms
Winds
California current
Climate zones
Gulf Stream
Land and sea breezes
flow of cold water that influences the western Pacific coast…
tropical, temperate and polar (divided based on long term wea…
flow of warm water that influences the eastern Atlantic coast…
local winds, or convection currents, that form near bodies of…
California current
flow of cold water that influences the western Pacific coast…
Climate zones
tropical, temperate and polar (divided based on long term wea…
15 terms
Winds
wind
convection cells
Coriolis effect
jet stream
-caused differences in air pressures ... -named by where they co…
large circular patterns in which air moves
the apparent curving of winds and ocean currents due to Earth…
narrow belts of winds that can reach 400 km/hr are called
wind
-caused differences in air pressures ... -named by where they co…
convection cells
large circular patterns in which air moves
17 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure.…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising.
Cool more dense air sinking.
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure.…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
18 terms
winds
wind
wind vane
anemometer
wind-chill factor
Air moving horizontally from high pressure to low pressure
An instrument that determines the direction from which the wi…
An instrument used to measure wind speed.
The increased cooling a wind can cause.
wind
Air moving horizontally from high pressure to low pressure
wind vane
An instrument that determines the direction from which the wi…
8 terms
Winds
Wind
Wind Vane
Anemometer
Wind-Chill Factor
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
shows wind direction
measures wind speed
The increased cooling (feeling) that wind can cause. Wind blo…
Wind
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
Wind Vane
shows wind direction
10 terms
Winds
wind
anemometer
wind-chill factor
local winds
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
instrument to measure wind speed
a measure of cooling cooling temperature and wind speed
winds that blow over short distances caused by the unequal he…
wind
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
anemometer
instrument to measure wind speed
18 terms
Winds
wind
Coriolis effect
polar easterlies
westerlies
air moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pr…
the way earth's rotation makes winds curve
wind belts that extend from the poles to 60 degrees latitude…
prevailing winds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 deg…
wind
air moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pr…
Coriolis effect
the way earth's rotation makes winds curve
17 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
12 terms
Winds
sea breeze
land breeze
wind
prevailing westerlies
The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving…
The movement of air created by cool air over the land moving…
natural movement of the air
The west-to-east winds that occur in the temperate zones of t…
sea breeze
The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving…
land breeze
The movement of air created by cool air over the land moving…
Winds
What is wind?
What are global winds?
Polar Easterlies
Prevailing Westerlies
movement of air caused by uneven heating of the Earth's surface
travel in patterns and cover long distances
weak winds that travel at 60-90 degrees latitude (global)
strong winds that travel at 30-60 degrees latitude (global) (…
What is wind?
movement of air caused by uneven heating of the Earth's surface
What are global winds?
travel in patterns and cover long distances
19 terms
Winds
What are winds caused by?
What are differences in air pressure c…
Wind
Anemometer
Differences in air pressure.
The unequal heating of the atmosphere.
A wind is the horizontal movement of air from an area of high…
An instrument that measures wind speed.
What are winds caused by?
Differences in air pressure.
What are differences in air pressure c…
The unequal heating of the atmosphere.
19 terms
Winds
What are winds caused by?
What are differences in air pressure c…
Wind
Anemometer
Differences in air pressure.
The unequal heating of the atmosphere.
A wind is the horizontal movement of air from an area of high…
An instrument that measures wind speed.
What are winds caused by?
Differences in air pressure.
What are differences in air pressure c…
The unequal heating of the atmosphere.
17 terms
Winds
Wind
Anemometer
Wind-Chill Factor
Local Winds
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
Used to measure wind speed
the increased cooling that a wind can cause
winds that blow over short distances. Are caused by unequal h…
Wind
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
Anemometer
Used to measure wind speed
13 terms
Winds
land breeze
sea breeze
westerlies
easterlies
a local wind that starts over the land and moves to the sea b…
a local wind that starts over the ocean and moves to the land…
a global wind that moves west to east
a global wind that moves east to west.
land breeze
a local wind that starts over the land and moves to the sea b…
sea breeze
a local wind that starts over the ocean and moves to the land…
20 terms
Winds
Winds blows from
Wind
Cause of wind
Sea Breeze
High to Low pressure
horizontal movement of air in convection currents
unequal heating of the Earth's surface creating areas of high…
a local wind that occurs at the beach during the day when the…
Winds blows from
High to Low pressure
Wind
horizontal movement of air in convection currents
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Winds
Wind
High Pressure
Low Pressure
Global Winds
Movement of air caused by differences in air pressure.
An area of sinking cool air where air molecules are more dense.
An area of rising warm air where the air molecules spread out…
Three types: Westerlies, Easterlies, and Trade Winds
Wind
Movement of air caused by differences in air pressure.
High Pressure
An area of sinking cool air where air molecules are more dense.
12 terms
Winds
Convection
Coriolis Effect
Global Wind
Gulf Stream
Warm air, which weighs less than cold air, rises. Then cool a…
The way Earth's rotation makes winds curve. This is why winds…
Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long d…
A powerful current in the Atlantic Ocean
Convection
Warm air, which weighs less than cold air, rises. Then cool a…
Coriolis Effect
The way Earth's rotation makes winds curve. This is why winds…
9 terms
Winds
Polar Easterlies
Prevailing Westerlies
Trade Winds
Doldrums
Look at the direction of the arrow
Look at the direction of the arrow
Look at the direction of the arrow
a region of the ocean near the equator, characterized by calm…
Polar Easterlies
Look at the direction of the arrow
Prevailing Westerlies
Look at the direction of the arrow
10 terms
Winds
Global winds
Local winds
Wind
Trade Winds
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long d…
winds that blow over short distances
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
steady winds in tropical latitudes that blow toward the equat…
Global winds
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long d…
Local winds
winds that blow over short distances
14 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
10 terms
Winds
wind
anemometer
wind-chill factor
local winds
the horizontal movement of air
has three or four cups mounted at the ends of spokes that spi…
incresed cooling by wind
Local winds are small scale convective winds of local origin…
wind
the horizontal movement of air
anemometer
has three or four cups mounted at the ends of spokes that spi…
10 terms
Winds
Wind
Anemometer
Wind-chill Factor
Local Wind
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
How wind speed is measured. ... Has three or four cups mounted a…
Increased cooling a wind can cause.
Winds that blow over short distances. ... Caused by the unequal…
Wind
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
Anemometer
How wind speed is measured. ... Has three or four cups mounted a…
19 terms
Winds
wind
wind vane
anemometer
wind-chill factor
-horizontal movement of air from HIGH pressure to LOW pressur…
determines wind direction
measures wind speed
increased cooling caused by the wind
wind
-horizontal movement of air from HIGH pressure to LOW pressur…
wind vane
determines wind direction
14 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
5 terms
winds
El nino
La nina
jet stream
tornado
warmer wetter winters
cooler dry winters
splits cool from warm weather
inside a hurricane[not an eye]
El nino
warmer wetter winters
La nina
cooler dry winters
10 terms
Winds
wind
anemometer
wind-chill factor
local winds
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
instrument to measure wind speed
a measure of cooling cooling temperature and wind speed
winds that blow over short distances caused by the unequal he…
wind
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
anemometer
instrument to measure wind speed
18 terms
Winds
Wind
Anemometer
Wind-Chill Factor
What causes wind?
The horizantal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
-Has 3-4 cups mounted at the ends of spokes that spin on an a…
-The increased cooling that a wind can cause is called wind-c…
Differences in air pressure
Wind
The horizantal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
Anemometer
-Has 3-4 cups mounted at the ends of spokes that spin on an a…
10 terms
Winds
wind
wind rule
Coriolis effect
doldrums
Air in motion
Air ALWAYS moves from an area of high air pressure to an area…
The effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and…
a region of the ocean near the equator, characterized by calm…
wind
Air in motion
wind rule
Air ALWAYS moves from an area of high air pressure to an area…
17 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Pressure Differences
Low Pressure Area (L)
High Pressure Area (H)
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
Warm less dense air rising
Cool more dense air sinking
Wind
is the movement of air caused by differences in air pressure…
Air Pressure Differences
caused by the unequal heating of the Earth. ... Earth is tilted…
15 terms
Winds
Convection Current
local Wind
Land Breeze
Sea Breeze
When warm air rises and cold air sinks creating wind.
A wind that blows over a small region (local area).
A type of local wind that happens near a big body of water at…
A type of local wind that happens near a big body of water du…
Convection Current
When warm air rises and cold air sinks creating wind.
local Wind
A wind that blows over a small region (local area).
19 terms
Winds
air mass
tropical
polar
maritime
large areas of air
warm
cold
over water
air mass
large areas of air
tropical
warm
winds:)
wind
global winds
local winds
convection currents
Moving air created by uneven heating of Earth. Named by where…
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over a long…
winds that blow over they short distance
the upward movement of cool air and downward movement of cool…
wind
Moving air created by uneven heating of Earth. Named by where…
global winds
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over a long…
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