Global Circulation Patterns

Duration: 2 hours

The atmospheric circulation based on differences in the atmospheric pressure around the earth is responsible for heat distribution and the formation of ocean currents. In this course you will find information about variances in atmospheric pressure systems, latitudinal circulation, air masses, wind direction and speed, frontal systems, and oceanic circulation.


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