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Pressure Gradient Force: Directed From High to Low Pressure
These diagrams illustrate what a pressure gradient is and that air flows from regions of higher pressure to regions of lower pressure. Links to additional information are included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1997 by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Non-commercial use must be accompanied by appropriate credit visible with respect to the used item. "Image/Text/Data from the University of Illinois WW2010 Project." Web utilizations should, if possible, provide a link to our server nearby. Permission is hereby granted to individual teachers to print out, copy and distribute the pages herein to their students for educational purposes.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-374
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
http://www.atmos.uiuc.edu/