Flashcards in Chapter 9 Vocab Deck (12):
What is an Airmass?
Large body of air with uniform thermal and moisture characteristics
Air masses characterized by bitter cold temperatures
Polar Air masses
Tropical Air masses
Warm hot temperatures
High pressure center over the Atlantic, centered near Bermuda.
High pressure center over the pacific
The low pressure over the pacific ocean
The low pressure over the Atlantic ocean
Are the boundaries between the Air-masses
The boundary between the air-masses that has a cold temperature
mark the boundary layer of extremely cold fronts