1 Changes in Energy balance

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<h2><span style="font-size: 1.5em;">The Atmosphere</span></h2> <strong>Definition:</strong> The body of air and gas surrounding the Earth. [gallery type="rectangular" link="none" ids="6391,6390,6389"] <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/7NFcSpIDcxI?wmode=transparent" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe> <h2>Barometer and air pressure</h2> [gallery type="rectangular" ids="6397,6398,6396"] [nggallery id=2] <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/I0C4QR0OEH0?wmode=transparent" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe> <h2>Factors responsible for atmospheric pressure differences</h2> <div><span style="color: #000000;">Temperature</span></div> <div><span style="color: #000000;">Humidity</span></div> <div><span style="color: #000000;">Altitude</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, 'Bitstream Vera Sans', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; color: #555555;"><strong>[nggallery id=3]</strong></span></div> <h2>Global pressure belts</h2> <div><span style="font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, 'Bitstream Vera Sans', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; color: #555555;"><strong>[nggallery id=4]</strong></span></div> <h2>Origin of high and low pressure cells</h2> <div><span style="font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, 'Bitstream Vera Sans', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 22px; color: #555555;"><strong>[nggallery id=5]</strong></span></div> <div><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>Please note the following YouTube video is for the NORTHERN HEMISPHERE!</strong></span></div> <div><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/EQQzvS-3Miw?wmode=transparent" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></div> <h2>The relationship between air pressure and wind</h2> <div><span style="color: #000000;">Wind is air in motion. Air moves from HIGH pressure to LOW pressure. The speed and direction of wind is influenced by the following two factors:</span></div> <div><span style="color: #000000;">Pressure Gradient</span></div> [nggallery id=6] <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/CBRE5rPyz4E?wmode=transparent" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe> <h2>Coriolis Force</h2> [nggallery id=7] <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_36MiCUS1ro?wmode=transparent" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/KdD3Wq2DCWQ?wmode=transparent" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/1PWjOMrPkrI?wmode=transparent" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe> <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/SKtgmgua1tw?wmode=transparent" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe> <h2>Geostrophic flow</h2> [nggallery id=8] <h2>Surface Air Movement</h2> <strong>Advection:</strong> <blockquote>Advection is the horizontal transfer of air.</blockquote> <strong>Convection:</strong> <blockquote>Convection refers to air rising vertically in the atmosphere due to heating.</blockquote> <div></div> [nggallery id=9]
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