Depression

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Depression

  1. 1. Depressions John Harris - Head of Geography - Radley College - UK [email_address] http://geography.radley.org.uk
  2. 2. Depressions form where a warm air mass eg Tropical Maritime meets a cold air mass eg Polar Maritime Depression stage 1
  3. 3. Depression stage 2 : maturity Rain often occurs along the warm and cold fronts where air rises, expands, cools and condenses
  4. 4. Warm front
  5. 5. Cold front
  6. 6. Depression - cross section
  7. 7. Depression stage 3 : occlusion The cold front eventually catches up the slower moving warm front to form an occluded front.
  8. 8. Occluded front - cross-section

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