Flashcards in Chapter 10 Deck (14)
Large,rotating tropical storm
Boundary between two air masses that collide
Layers of air that surround Earth make up the
Weight of air pressing down on an area
Violently rotating column of air that touches the ground is
Usual weather conditions a place has over time make up its
Most common gas in atmosphere
How many layers in atmosphere?
What happens as you go up in the atmosphere?
Air pressure decreases
What is the primary cause of the movement of air masses
Uneven heating of Earth's surface
True or false: air pressure is the same throughout an air mass
Effect of warm air from tropics meeting cold air from poles high in the atmosphere
Cloud most likely to be seen in fair weather