# 4: Global Circulation

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##### chapter objectives
• Explain the effect of surface temperature on atmospheric pressure
• Evaluate the effect of latitude, altitude, cloud cover, and coastal or inland location on local surface temperature
• Describe the effect of the Coriolis force on high and low atmospheric pressure systems in the Northern and Southern hemisphere
• Relate the Coriolis force to the major (global) wind systems on the plane

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