chapter 7 vocab

  1. force exerted against a surface by continuous collisions of gas molecules
    air pressure
  2. result of differences in air pressure
    wind
  3. 4 forces which act on air
    • 1. gravity¬†
    • 2. pressure gradient
    • 3. Coriolis
    • 4. friction
  4. slows wind velocity 
    - disrupts pressure gradient and Coriolis forces
    friction force
  5. deflects any object flowing across the earths surface
    Coriolis force
  6. provides the movement of wind
    pressure gradient
  7. friction at the surface causes a net inflow (_____) around cyclone
    convergence
  8. a new outflow (_____) around an anticyclone
    divergence
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