2F - Convection Currents in the Atmosphere

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  • Concepts / Focus Terms
    • Convection Currents - Hot Air rises, Cold Air sinks
    • Adiabatic Process - Hot Air is less dense than Cold Air
    • Intertropical Covnergence Zone (ITCZ) - Area on Earth with most intense radiation
    • Hadley Cell - The primary Convection Cell at the Equator
    • Coriolis Effect - Winds driven by the Earth's rotation
    • Precipitation - Too much water in the air... rain

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