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Forces in the Atmosphere
This undergraduate meteorology tutorial is about understanding the forces that cause the motion of air, producing winds and changes of weather. It discusses how these forces tend to balance each other, and how they produce the wind.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1996-1998 Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Meteorology Department and Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon. All rights Reserved. The modules are copyrighted, but are otherwise provided free of charge. They may be freely reproduced for noncommercial use, provided that the copyright notices are retained.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-750
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Prof John W. Nielsen-Gammon
Texas A&M University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences

Contributor: Mr John Douglas Fulton
Sandia National Laboratories

Publisher: Prof John W. Nielsen-Gammon
Texas A&M University, Department of Atmospheric Sciences