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The movement of air wind
a narrow band of high winds in the troposphere jet stream
steady winds that flow from west to east westerlies
wind that blows from land to sea is a ______ _______. land breeze
cold winds that blow from near Earth's poles are called _______ _______. polar easterlies
a wind that blows from sea to land is a ____ ____. sea breeze
Within the troposphere, warm air can be found at low ________. altitudes
steady winds that flow toward the equator are called ______ ______. trade winds
The _______ _______ model depicts the global air circulations. three cell
Trade winds move _______ the equator toward
Westerlies move _____ _____ the equator away from
Zero degrees latitude is the __________. equator
The jet stream is associated with _______ _______ air current. high speed
The Coriolis effect is caused from Earth's _____, rotation
Low pressure is associated with ______ air. warm
High Pressure is associated with ______ air. cold
The __________ are airs of no winds. doldrums
The doldrums are found at ______ degrees latitude. 30
When the air or water seems to bend due to Earth's rotation, it is called the _______ _______. Coriolis effect
Easterlies come from the _______. East
Westerlies come from the ______. West
Unequal heating of the Earth's surface creates _________ differences. pressure
pressure differences are caused from _______ heating of the Earth's surface. unequal
Sea and land breezes are types of _____ winds. local
pressure differences cause ______ of air. movement
The lowest latitudes are at the ________. tropics
The highest latitudes are at the ______. poles
Warm air _________. rises
Cold air ________ sinks
Land breezes typically occur at ______. night
a sea breeze typically occurs at _______. daytime
A sea breeze is _______. cool
A ________ breeze is warm. land
Global wind belts influence ________ and weather. climate
various distinct wind patterns are called ________ winds. prevailing
Air movement occurs in which atmospheric layer? trophosphere
Warm air is _________ dense than cool air less
Cool air is _________ dense than warm air more
Air rises at _____ degrees latitude and at 60 degrees. 0
Air sinks at 30 degrees latitude and at _____ degrees. 90
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