The Global Atmospheric Circulation
Lecture no. 13 from the course: Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather
Taught by Professor Robert G. Fovell | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
After mastering the four forces that affect wind, step back to view their patterns of flow across the Earth's hemispheres. Examine the two models of air circulation that help account for large-scale air-circulation patterns and variations in temperature from the poles to the equator.