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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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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
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…
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
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
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
10 terms
Winds
Trade Winds
Westerlies
Polar Easterlies
jet stream
Prevailing winds that blow from east to west from 30 degrees…
Prevailing winds that blow from west to east between 30 degre…
Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60 degre…
A high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to eas…
Trade Winds
Prevailing winds that blow from east to west from 30 degrees…
Westerlies
Prevailing winds that blow from west to east between 30 degre…
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…
15 terms
Winds
wind
convection cells
pressure belts
global winds
movement of air caused by differences in air pressure
several large circular patterns of moving air
bands of high pressure and low pressure found about every 30°…
patterns of circulating air produced by the convection cells…
wind
movement of air caused by differences in air pressure
convection cells
several large circular patterns of moving air
13 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…
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…
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
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…
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 .
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
Winds
Wind
Coriolis Effect
Clockwise
Counter clockwise
horizontal movement of air
the apparent force that deflects air currents as a result of…
the directions the global winds move in the northern hemisphere
the direction the global winds move in the southern hemisphere
Wind
horizontal movement of air
Coriolis Effect
the apparent force that deflects air currents as a result of…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
Winds
Local winds
Global winds
Sea breeze
Land breeze
Winds that blow ver short distances
Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long d…
Lake winds that blow from an ocean,or a lake.
The flow of air from land to a body of water.
Local winds
Winds that blow ver short distances
Global winds
Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long d…
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Winds
wind
warm air.....
cool air....
warm air is
the natural movement of air by convection currents
rises up
sinks down
less dense
wind
the natural movement of air by convection currents
warm air.....
rises up
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.
Winds
Winds of a Land Breeze
Isobars far apart
Monsoons
Southern Hemisphere
Cool temps over land, warm temps over the water
Weak winds
Summer and Winter monsoons. Act just like and Land and Sea br…
Winds curve to left
Winds of a Land Breeze
Cool temps over land, warm temps over the water
Isobars far apart
Weak winds
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
15 terms
Winds
Wind
Anemometer
Wind-chill factor
local winds
All causes in Wind are caused by differences in air pressure
Wind speed is measured
The increased cooling that a wind can cause
winds that blow over short distances
Wind
All causes in Wind are caused by differences in air pressure
Anemometer
Wind speed is measured
11 terms
Winds
Wind
What causes wind?
Doldrums
Horse latitudes
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
Differences in air pressure
a low-pressure area around the equator where the prevailing w…
are regions of high pressue and gentle winds at about 30 degr…
Wind
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure…
What causes wind?
Differences in air pressure
14 terms
winds
It is the horizontal movement of air f…
An instrument used to measure wind speed
increased cooling caused by the wind
Winds that blow over short distances.
wind
anemometer
wind-chill factor
Local winds
It is the horizontal movement of air f…
wind
An instrument used to measure wind speed
anemometer
13 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…
Winds
Local winds
Land breeze
Global winds
Sea breeze
Winds that blow over short distances.
The flow of air from land to body of water.
Are winds that blow steadily from specific directions over lo…
A local wind that blows from an ocean or lake.
Local winds
Winds that blow over short distances.
Land breeze
The flow of air from land to body of water.
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
Winds
jet stream
Coriolis Effect
trade winds
doldrum
fast moving, narrow wind currents found in the troposphere
the Earth's rotation impacts the winds and ocean currents
mild, constant winds that blow from the northeast and southea…
the line where the trade winds meet
jet stream
fast moving, narrow wind currents found in the troposphere
Coriolis Effect
the Earth's rotation impacts the winds and ocean currents
15 terms
Winds
Wind
Air Current
Jet stream
Coriolis effect
Is the horizontal movement of high pressure to an area of low…
Large mass of air moving in a specific direction
Bands of high speed winds 10 kilometers above the Earth's sur…
How the Earth's rotation causes wind to curve
Wind
Is the horizontal movement of high pressure to an area of low…
Air Current
Large mass of air moving in a specific direction
5 terms
Winds
polar easterlies
westerlies
trade winds
doldrums
winds located at the north and south poles
winds located between 30 and 60 degrees lattitude
winds located neart the equator
calm area near the equator
polar easterlies
winds located at the north and south poles
westerlies
winds located between 30 and 60 degrees lattitude
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…
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…
12 terms
Winds
Local winds
Land breeze
Global winds
Sea breeze
Winds that blow over short distances.
The flow of air from land to body of water. Happen at night.
Are winds that blow steadily from specific directions over lo…
A local wind that blows from an ocean or lake. Happens during…
Local winds
Winds that blow over short distances.
Land breeze
The flow of air from land to body of water. Happen at night.
19 terms
Winds
air mass
tropical
polar
maritime
large areas of air
warm
cold
over water
air mass
large areas of air
tropical
warm
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