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Forces and Winds

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The purpose of this module is to introduce pressure, how it changes with height and the importance of high and low pressure systems. In addition, this module introduces the pressure gradient and Coriolis forces and their role in generating wind. Local wind systems such as land breezes and sea breezes will also be introduced.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 19, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 04, 2001
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Submitter: John Walkup

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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