the help determine what the pressure is in an area.
a description of an altocumulus cloud
middle height puffy white clouds
The part of the water cycle where clouds form.
the cause of changes in weather.
the kind of weather a cold front brings
cool and dry weather
what a jet stream is
a narrow belt of strong winds that blow in the upper troposphere
what an air mass is and its characteristics
a large body of air where temperature and moisture content are constant thorughout
the kind of clouds that produce thunderstorms., having lightning and thunder.
how hurricanes begin.
develops over tropical oceans whose strong winds of more then 120 km/h spiral in toward the intensely low pressure storm centerbegins as a group of thunderstorms over tropical waters. wind traveling into different directions meet and cause to spin. b/c of Coriolis effect it spins counterclockwise.
why the equator experiences about the same temperatures year-round
always the same distance from the sun.
human activities that are responsible for global warming
a. the one that is the most responsible
burning fossil fuels, deforestation
What is a tornado?
A tornado is a violent, rotating column of air which is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.