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What is the the curving of the moving objevts such as the wind due to the eart rotation
the coriolis effect
How does the coriolis effect wind movement effect us?
the wind is the northeren hemisphere curve to the right , in the southern hemiphere surve to the left
what causes wind?
when hot ai, mor comes in and replae the air
What kind of pollunatnt are polluntant that are put directly inot the air by human or natural activity?
primary poluntants
What kind od pollutants are poluntants that form from chemical recation that occur when primary pollunatnts come in contact with other primary or with natural occuring substances such as awter vapor?
secondary poluntants
Wjich three human souces are cause air polluntion?
transportaion, industrial air polluntants, and indoor air polluntants.
What is preciptation that contains acid from air poluntants?
acid rain
What does factoies release?
sulfur and nitgrown oxide
What is ulraviolet rays from the sun are not blocked are call what?
ozone holes
how can the air inside a building be more polluted than air inside?
The air inside a building can be more polluted by the compounds found in household claeners and cooking smoke. the compound in new carpet, paint, and building materials can also add to indoor air pollution, especially ifthe windows and doors are tighty sealed
Early winds that blow from the equator to 30 degrees and called what?
trade winds
Winds that blow between 30 degrees and 60 degrees
westerlies
blow from 60 degrees to the poles
polar easterlies
trade winds of the northeren and southeren hemspheres meet in an area of low pressure aorund the equator?
doldrums
At the 30 degrees north and south latitude sinking air creates an area of high pressure?
hore latitides
What is the the curving of the moving objevts such as the wind due to the eart rotation
the coriolis effect
How does the coriolis effect wind movement effect us?
the wind is the northeren hemisphere curve to the right , in the southern hemiphere surve to the left
what causes wind?
when hot ai, mor comes in and replae the air
What kind of pollunatnt are polluntant that are put directly inot the air by human or natural activity?
primary poluntants
What kind od pollutants are poluntants that form from chemical recation that occur when primary pollunatnts come in contact with other primary or with natural occuring substances such as awter vapor?
secondary poluntants
Wjich three human souces are cause air polluntion?
transportaion, industrial air polluntants, and indoor air polluntants.
What is preciptation that contains acid from air poluntants?
acid rain
What does factoies release?
sulfur and nitgrown oxide
What is ulraviolet rays from the sun are not blocked are call what?
ozone holes
how can the air inside a building be more polluted than air inside?
The air inside a building can be more polluted by the compounds found in household claeners and cooking smoke. the compound in new carpet, paint, and building materials can also add to indoor air pollution, especially ifthe windows and doors are tighty sealed
Early winds that blow from the equator to 30 degrees and called what?
trade winds
Winds that blow between 30 degrees and 60 degrees
westerlies
blow from 60 degrees to the poles
polar easterlies
trade winds of the northeren and southeren hemspheres meet in an area of low pressure aorund the equator?
doldrums
At the 30 degrees north and south latitude sinking air creates an area of high pressure?
hore latitides