Global Atmospheric Circulation Animation
http://higheredbcs.wiley.com/legacy/college/strahler/0471417416/animations/ch05/page6.mov

Wiley


The QuickTime movie with accompanying audio explains the earth's global circulation pattern in terms of the unequal heating of the earth. The formation of Hadley cells, polar front, and Rossby Waves is also discussed. Expect long loading times.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Special Interest: Complex SystemsKeywords: atmosphere, atmospheric circulation, hadley cells, polar front, rossby waves