weather chapter 11

  1. list 5 major air masses

    • The major air mass types are cP(continental
    • Polar) and cA (Continental Arctic), mP(Maritime Polar), mT (Maritime Tropical),
    • and cT (Continental Tropical).

















    • The major air mass types are cP(continental
    • Polar) and cA (Continental Arctic), mP(Maritime Polar), mT (Maritime Tropical),
    • and cT (Continental Tropical).
















    • The major air mass types are cP(continental
    • Polar) and cA (Continental Arctic), mP(Maritime Polar), mT (Maritime Tropical),
    • and cT (Continental Tropical).


















    • The major air mass types are cP(continental
    • Polar) and cA (Continental Arctic), mP(Maritime Polar), mT (Maritime Tropical),
    • and cT (Continental Tropical).


















    • The major air mass types are cP(continental
    • Polar) and cA (Continental Arctic), mP(Maritime Polar), mT (Maritime Tropical),
    • and cT (Continental Tropical).


















    • The major air mass types are cP(continental
    • Polar) and cA (Continental Arctic), mP(Maritime Polar), mT (Maritime Tropical),
    • and cT (Continental Tropical).


















    • The major air mass types are cP(continental
    • Polar) and cA (Continental Arctic), mP(Maritime Polar), mT (Maritime Tropical),
    • and cT (Continental Tropical).
  2. what causes an occluded front to form
    when a cold front catches up to and over takes a warm front
  3. what is the sequence of clouds that you would see as a warm front approaches?
    • 1. cirrus
    • 2. cirro stratus
    • 3. alto stratus
    • 4. nimbostratus
    • 5. stratus
  4. what types of clouds would you see with a cold front?
    cumulus-type clouds.
  5. what type of clouds would you see with a warm front?
    stratus type clouds
  6. what type of clouds would you find with a stationary front?
    scattered clouds
  7. what are the two types of occluded fronts?
    • 1. cold type: colder after the front passes
    • 2. warm type: warmer after the front passes.
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