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At which latitudes does air rise?

With the converging air masses at the surface, the low surface pressure at 60° latitude causes air to rise and form clouds.

Where does air rise from on Earth’s surface?

In the tropics, near the equator, warm air rises. When it gets about 10-15 km (6-9 miles) above the Earth surface it starts to flow away from the equator and towards the poles. Air that rose just north of the equator flows north. Air that rose just south of the equator flows south.

At what two latitudes does surface air typically rise in the troposphere?

In the Northern and Southern hemispheres, air rises along the equator and subpolar ( latitude about 50 to about 70 north and south ) climatic regions and sinks in the polar and subtropical regions.

Does air at the equator rise or sink?

The combination of these two processes sets up a general circulation pattern: air rises near the equator, flows north and south away from the equator at high altitudes, sinks near the poles, and flows back along the surface from both poles to the equator.

What is responsible for the heating of the atmosphere?

The atmosphere is heated by several complex processes, but the source of nearly all atmospheric heating is the sun.

What causes the temperature to change?

Earth’s temperature depends on the balance between energy entering and leaving the planet’s system. When incoming energy from the sun is absorbed by the Earth system, Earth warms. Variations in the sun’s energy reaching Earth. Changes in the reflectivity of Earth’s atmosphere and surface.

What causes an unexpected temperature change?

Explanation: Weather can cause an unexpected temperature change! 🙂 Hope this helps!

Can temperature changes make you sick?

Most people would agree, sudden weather changes can make you feel under the weather. It can’t actually make you sick, you need to be exposed to the actual bacteria or viruses. But it can weaken your immune system and make you more susceptible to those germs.

Is it bad to go from hot to cold temperatures?

Experts say that a sudden drop in temperature from hot to cold can be harmful to the human body and especially for people who have chronic cold-related problems. A sudden and extreme change in temperature between inside and outside harms the body.

Is frying eggs a chemical change?

When eggs are fried, they absorb heat energy. This breaks the weak chemical bonds that maintain the shape of the egg white proteins, causing them to uncurl. Therefore, frying an egg is a chemical change because it results in the formation of new particles.

Is melting marshmallows a chemical change?

Did you ever toast marshmallows over a campfire? The sweet treats singe on the outside and melt on the inside. Both the fire and the toasted marshmallows are evidence of chemical changes.

Is cooking spaghetti a chemical change?

What is a chemical change? (tearing, chopping, shredding, boiling water are all physical changes; cooking pasta is a chemical change).