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Chapter 5 – Atmospheric Circulation

Susan Smythe and Douglas College Department of Geography and the Environment

 

 

 

 

 

Global Circulation from the MET

 

 

 

 

 

Coriolis Effect from the MET Office

 

 

 

Jet Streams from MET Office

The polar front jet has a large influence on our weather.  The jet stream steers migrating cyclones.  As it moves north in summer, Metro-Vancouver tends to be south of the jet stream in warmer air.  In wet, cool summers, it has not moved north.

Secondary and Tertiary Circulation

How India’s Monsoons Form and Their Association with ENSO – El Niño Southern Oscillation

Note the Coriolis deflection is not discussed in this video.

 

Oceanic Circulation

 

 

 

 

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