Weather


1. As a parcel of air increases in altitude its pressure will



2. Which instrument is used to detect the interface between 2 different air masses




3. A mT airmass would most likely originate over which type of Earth surface?




4. Which diagram correctly shows air circulation around a high pressure center in the northern hemisphere?






5. As the pressure gradient increases, wind velocity



6. The primary cause of winds is the




7. Air moves from regions of




8. Two weather stations are located near each other. The air pressure at each station is changing so that the difference between the pressures is increasing. The wind speed between these two locations will probably



9. As the temperature of the atmosphere at a given location increases, the air pressure will most likely



10. According to the satation model, what is the barometric pressure?






11. According to the satation model, what is the barometric pressure?






12. According to the satation model, what has happened to the baromatric pressure over the last 3 hours?






13. According to the satation model, at which location is it most likely raining?






14. According to the weather map, which location probably has the highest temperature?






15. According to the weather map, which location is experiencing the highest windspeed?






16. According to the station model, what is the dewpoint temperature?






17. According to the station model, what is the present weather at this location?






18. Which diagram correctly shows wind direction at 2 PM on a sunny afternoon in July on a New York beach?






19. As the difference between the wet and dry bulb temperatures of sling psychrometer decreases the chance of precipitation



20. The temperature in Ithaca NY is 25�C. At the same time the temperature in Elmira NY is 20�C. What is the temperature gradient between these two cities?




21. Which term describes the transition of water from the solid to the vapor phase without going through the liquid phase?




22. The Coriolis effect is caused by the




23. The graph shows air pressure recorded at several locations between Niagra Falls and Albany. Between which two locations is the wind velocity probably greatest?






24. As compared to the climate at location X, the climate at location Y is






25. Over the course of a year, compared to location B, location A will have






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