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Meteorology

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How does the distribution of land affect climate and weather? When an air mass flows over land, it's known as a continental air mass. Depending if it's located north or south of the equator, it affects the climate. The air pressure of the land depends the weather.
How does the distribution of ocean affect climate and weather? When an air mass flows over ocean, it's known as a maritime air mass. Depending if it's located north or south of the equator, it affects the climate. The air pressure of the ocean depends the weather.
What is a hurricane and what conditions cause it? A hurricane is a tropical storm that has winds of 320 kilometers per hour (200 mph) or higher. This is usually caused by a maritime tropical cyclone forming in many maritime tropical areas. To fall apart, if they either move overland or above water, they
What is a tornado and what conditions cause it? A tornado is a rapidly whirling, funnel-shaped cloud that reaches down from a storm cloud to touch Earth’s surface. This is usually caused when there its an increase in altitude and wind speed.
Created by: WilliamHall