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Atmospheric circulation

Atmospheric circulation

The difference between the temperature of the polar and equatorial zones causes atmospheric circulation which is affected by a number of factors, including the Earth´s rotation.

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Keywords

atmospheric circulation, global atmospheric circulation, trade wind, polar wind, Westerlies, Coriolis effect, tropical zone, temperate zone, cold zone, jet stream, cyclone, anticyclone, atmospheric cell, solar radiation, warming, atmosphere, Earth, troposphere, air pressure, wind, doldrums, nature, geography

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