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Vocab Week of 10/24

Conduction movement of heat through direct contact (touching)
Convection movement of heat because of the movement of air or a fluid
Radiation movement of heat through space and air through electromagnetic waves
Front boundary (line) between two air masses
Air Mass large body of air with similar temperature and moisture content
High Pressure area of the highest pressure in a cool air mass
Low Pressure area of the lowest pressure in a warm air mass
Cyclone another name for a Low Pressure System
Anticyclone another name for a High Pressure System
Weather the day-to-day meteorological conditions
Climate weather conditions averaged over a series of year
Isobar lines on a weather map showing equal pressure
Isotherm lines on a weather map showing equal temperatures
Land Breeze wind coming from the land to the sea due to convection currents
Sea Breeze wind coming from the sea to the land due to convection currents
Created by: Tammie Langley Tammie Langley