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Pg class 18 (some 17)

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  • 1. Class 18 (starting at Slide 15) (and some 17 and 19)
  • 2.  air pressure  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGulvutZJpg
  • 3.  What is wind?
  • 4.  What influences wind direction?  What influences wind speed?
  • 5.  Let’s figure out step-by-step, what happens to a rising air parcel.
  • 6. 33% 33% 33% 1. Will rise 2. Will sink 3. Will maintain its vertical position
  • 7. 50% 50% 1. Be subject to lessening air pressure 2. Be subject to increased air pressure
  • 8. 33% 33% 33% 1. Expand in volume 2. Contract in volume 3. Stay the same size
  • 9. 50% 50% 1. Collide with each other more 2. Collide with each other less
  • 10. 50% 50% 1. Speed up 2. Slow down
  • 11. 50% 50% 1. Less kinetic energy, lower temperature 2. More kinetic energy, higher temperature
  • 12. 50% 50% 1. Water vapor will condense 2. Water will evaporate
  • 13. 50% 50% 1. Clouds and precipitation 2. Clear skies and dry conditions
  • 14. 50% 50% 1. Low pressure system 2. High pressure system
  • 15. 25% 25% 25% 25% 1. It is called a vortex low 2. It is a tornado 3. It is called a cyclone 4. It is called an anticyclone
  • 16. 25% 25% 25% 25% 1. Converge and move counterclockwise 2. Converge and move clockwise 3. Diverge and move counterclockwise 4. Diverge and move clockwise
  • 17. http://www.atmo.arizona.edu/products/wximagery/globalwv.html
  • 18. http://www.cpc.noaa.gov/products/global_precip/html/wpage.gl_ir_lo
  • 19.  Monsoon Patterns

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