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4: Global Circulation

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    2255
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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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