chapter 8 vocab

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chapter 8 vocab
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  1. during the day and night
    warm air rises, cool air shrinks
  2. foehn wind that descends the eastern slopes of the rocky mount. in north america
    chinook
  3. offshore wind that affects coastal southern cali. in autumn and winter
    santa ana wind
  4. real world closer to three-cell model due to earths rotatition
    three cell circulation model
  5. proposed by George Hadley to describe the movement of atmosphere 
    single cell circulation model
  6. seasonal reversal of wind directions
    monsoon
  7. ___ temp. over the southwest U.S. leads to ____ that draws moist air from gulf of cali and gulf of mexico
    high, thermal low
  8. geostrophic wind where pressure gradient forces balanced by coriolis force
    westerlies

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