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AOSC 200 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Pressure-Gradient Force, Intertropical Convergence Zone, Trade Winds

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When the wind encounters a solid object, an eddy forms on the object"s downwind side. Rotors: have violent vertical motions that produce extreme turbul
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AOSC 200 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Evaporation, Fog, Frost

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Dew, frost, and frozen dew generally form on clear nights when the temperature of objects on the surface cools below the air"s dew point temperature. V
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AOSC 200 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Electrical Resistance And Conductance, Wind Chill, Thermistor

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Daily warming and cooling air near the surface. Sun warms the ground, ground warms the air it is in contact with through conduction (only within a few
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AOSC 200 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Exosphere, Ultraviolet, Weather Satellite

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Atmosphere: delicate life-giving blanket of air that surrounds the fragile earth. Thin, gaseous envelope comprised mostly of nitrogen, oxygen, with som
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AOSC 200 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Katabatic Wind, North Wind, Geostrophic Wind

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Air pressure: the mass of air above a given level. Horizontal pressure variations-a tale of two cities. It takes a shorter column of cold, more dense a
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