Assignment 18 Air Pressure and Wind

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Assignment 18

Air Pressure and Wind

  1. What is "Air Pressure" and how does it change with increasing altitude?
  2. List and define two types of barometers.
  3. What is standard sea level air pressure in millibars; in inches of mercury; in pounds per square inch (psi)?
  4. What is an isobar?
  5. Define the following terms: a.) sea breeze b.)land breeze c.)cyclone d.)anticyclone

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