Wind By Karissa Martin

Global Winds - Winds are named by the direction from which they blow. They are polar easterlies , westerlies and trade winds.

Global convection currents. - Wind is the horizontal movement of air. Wind is caused by uneven heating of the earths surface which sets convection currents.

The Coriolanus affect.- The path of an object moving longitudinally on earth. An object moves along north-south path and will undergo apparent defection to the north and south hemisphere

Global wind belts - Winds are named by the direction they blow. Earth is encircled with six major wind belts . They are 3 in each hemisphere. They are generated by the relate of earth.

Doldrums - a state of inactivity . A belt of calms and light baffling winds . North of equator is trade winds in the Atlantic and pacific oceans.

Horse Latitude - two belts or religion in the neighborhood of 30°N and 30°S lattidude . They are Charlize's by high presssure calms , and light variable winds.

Trade winds - Constant easternly winds dominate most of the tropics and subtropics throughout the world. Any wind that belongs in one regular courses or continually in the same direction .

Prevailing westerlies - The west-to-east that happen in temperature zones of earth

Polar easterlies - dry cold prevailing winds blow from light pressure areas. Also polar at north and south pols were low pressure area that are in westerlies and high latitude

Jet streams - narrow band of very strong westerly air currents that circle the globe several miles along earth . 2-3 jet streams are in each of the northern and Southern Hemisphere .

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