Which of these is a reason that the poles are colder than the Equator?
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At which position in the planet’s orbit would it be winter in the SOUTHERN hemisphere?
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At what latitudes do we get consistent clouds and rainy conditions according to the 3-cell model of atmospheric circulation?
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The winds either side of the Equator (between 30 N and 30S) are called easterly winds. Look at the 3-cell model to work out which way easterly winds blow.
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Air moves from:
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Wind in the northern hemisphere is blowing from the North Pole towards the Equator. Due to the Coriolis effect, which direction will the wind actually blow?
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How does the temperature of a gas or liquid affect density and therefore whether it rises or sinks?
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What is the term we use to describe the layer in the ocean where density changes rapidly with depth?
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Why is surface water near the Equator not likely to sink down into the deep ocean?
(Tip – use the profiles from Lecture 9 to help you.)
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Which of the statements about “reverse osmosis” is FALSE?