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1

What cell creates low pressure and low rainfall?

Hadley Cell

2

What biomes commonly exist in the Hadley Cell?

Arid environments/Desert areas

3

Definition of Climate

Average weather conditions

4

Name the tropic above the Equator.

The tropic of Cancer

5

Name the tropic below the Equator

The tropic of Capricorn

6

Name 1 negative impact of global warming related to sea temperatures

Sea temperatures may rise 4 degrees by 2100

7

Name another negative impact of global warming related to sea levels rising

Sea levels may rise by a meter by 2100

8

How much rain do dessert in the Hadley cell get a year?

They get less than 25cm (10") a year

9

What is Atmospheric pressure? - Hadley cell

Low pressure on equator = rainfall. Tradewinds forcing air north/south - no moisture (High pressure). Then the hot air sinks at the tropics.