Weather and Climate WK 8

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Anonymous
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204487
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Weather and Climate WK 8
Updated:
2013-03-02 17:04:11
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Fronts
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AGRY 235
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  1. Air mass on map
  2. How to describe fronts
    • Source region
    • T- tropical
    • P- Polar, cold and deep
    • A- Artic, colder and shallow
    • Humdity
    • m- maritime
    • c- continental
  3. mP
    • maritime polar
    • creates Nor'easter
  4. cT
    • Continental tropical
    • Summer time
    • sets up drought
  5. mT
    • maritime tropical
    • produces rain
    • Occluded Front
    • associated with mature storm system
    • 2 fronts, one slightly warmer
    • creates low pressure system
    • convergence and divergence
  6. Overrunning
  7. Station model
    • representation of what is ahppening at a specific location
    • little flag
    • Circle = cloud cover
    • top number- air temp
    • bottom number- dew point
    • wind direction and speed with flag

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