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ES Chapter 11 Vocab

Earth Science Chapter 11 Vocabulary

A large body of air covering hundreds or thousands of square kilometers that has a relatively uniform temperature, pressure, and humidity. Air Mass
In meteorology, a region with relatively uniform temperature and humidity over which air masses form. Source Region
An air mass that is warmer than the surface over which it moves. Warm Air Mass
An air mass that is colder than the surface over which it moves. Cold AIr Mass
A zone of contact between two dissimilar air masses where neither is advancing. It usually results in no change in the weather for several days. Stationary Front
The advancing surface of a warm air mass as it pushes against and over a cooler air mass. Warm Front
The advancing surface of a cold air mass as it moves under a warmer air mass. Cold Front
Squall Line
Occluded Front
Pressure Gradient Force
Geostrophic Wind
Jet Stream
Sea Breeze
Land Breeze
Valley Breeze
Mountain Breeze
Trade Winds
Prevailing Westerlies
Polar Easterlies
Horse Latitudes
Subpolar Low
Polar High
Stepped Leader
Return Stroke
Forked Lightning
Cyclone (Hurricane)
Storm Swell
Storm Surge
Lightning Rod
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