METEOROLOGY 1
UNIT 3

 

 
READING ASSIGNMENT

CHAPTER 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 13

air mass
source region
lake-effect snows
northeasters
polar front
front
warm front
stationary front
occluded front
midlatitude cyclone
storm tracks
Polar Front Model
thunderstorm
cumulus stage
mature stage
dissipating stage
air-mass thunderstorm
supercell
mesoscale convective complex
gust front
flash floods
severe thunderstorm
lightning
stepped leader
thunder
squall line
tornado
tornado watch
tornado warning
Doppler radar
Doppler effect
tropical depression
tropical storm
tropical cyclone
eye
eye wall
weather forecasting
synoptic method
numerical method
analogue method
climatological method
geostationary satellite
polar satellite
climate

 

microclimate
Koppen system
tropical rainforest (Af)

 

tropical savanna (Aw)

 

steppe (BS)
desert (BW)
mediterranean (Csa, Csb)
humid subtropical (Cfa)
marine west coast (Cfb)
continental (Dfa, Dfb)
subarctic (Dfc, Dwc, Dfd, Dwd)
tundra (ET)
ice-cap (EF)
plate tectonics
Astronomical Theory
El Nino
air pollution

 

acid precipitation

 

 

 

 

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