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Department
Earth Sciences
Course
EARTHSC 2GG3
Professor
Sergei Basik
Semester
Fall

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Extratropical CyclonesLecture 28 November 820131 Extratropical Cyclones and Noreasters DefinitionsExtratropical cyclonemidlatitude storms baroclinic storms A cyclone of any intensity for which the primary energy source is baroclinic that is results from the temperature contrast between warm and cold air massesThis coldweather storms behave much like hurricanes can cause as much damageA noreaster is an extratropical cyclone that moves along the east coast of North America Its called noreaster because the winds over coastal areas blow from a northeasterly direction Noreasters typically become most intense near New England and the Canadian Maritime Provinces2Extratropical Cyclones and Tropical Cyclones Comparison
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