Global Atmospheric Circulation Animation


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 Systems
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric ScienceKeywords: atmosphere, atmospheric circulation, hadley cells, polar front, rossby waves