ISU GEO 211 - Chapter 15- Hurricanes (2 pages)

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Chapter 15- Hurricanes

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Lecture number:
31
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Illinois State University
Course:
Geo 211 - Earth's Dynamic Weather
Edition:
1
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GEO 211 1st Edition Lecture 31 Outline of Last Lecture I Chapter 12 Middle latitude cyclones Low pressure system in middle latitudes Usually associated with fronts Also called 1 Wave cyclones 2 Extra tropical cyclones A Idealized life cycle of a mid latitude cyclone figure 12 1 1 Cyclogenesis before storm 2 Birth early stage 3 Mature stage open stage 4 Occluded stage 5 Dissipation stage cut off cyclone Outline of Current Lecture II Chapter 15 Hurricanes A Region Local Names B Hurricanes compared with mid latitude cyclones C Hurricanes derive Energy from tropical warm oceans Current Lecture III Chapter 15 Hurricanes Strong tropical cyclones Where do they form FIrgure 15 11 A Region Local Names Atlantic Ocean Hurricane East Pacific Hurricane These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute West Pacific Typhoon South Pacific Cyclone Indian Ocean Cyclone B Hurricanes compared with mid latitude cyclones C Hurricanes derive Energy from tropical warm oceans 1 Hurricanes form within 6 20 F of latitude not near equator 2 Hurricanes more westward with trade winds 3 Around hurricanes isobars are more circular compact 4 Hurricanes have no fronts and are smaller 5 Hurricanes usually contain an eye 6 Strongest winds near surface with mid latitude cyclones are found alof 7 Weaken on land or cool ocean surfaces



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