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Ecology Ch.226 cards
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Physical consequence of the Law of Conservation of Angular Movement; as a result of the Earth's rotation, a moving object veers to the right in the Northern Hemisphere, and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere.
Easterly winds located at high latitudes poleward of the subpolar low.
Loss of water vapor from soil, an open body of water, or another exposed surface.
Water that collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid air is in contact with it.
Circular or spiral motion of water, the term usually being applied to a semiclosed current system.
The boundary zone seperating the northwest trade winds of the Northern Hemisphere from the trade winds of the Southern Hemisphere.
A dry region of on the leeward side of a mountain range resulting from a reduction in rainfall.
A global event arising from large-scale interactions between ocean and atmosphere.
Local climate which differs from the general climate of the area;which also, influences the presence and distribution of organisms.
The principle that the total angular momentum of a system has constant magnitude and direction if the system is subjected to no external force.
The part of the light spectrum that is used by plants in photosynthesis (wavelengths between 400 and 700 nm).
Atmospheric oxygen that is reduced to an ambivalent atmospheric gas by high-energy ultraviolet radiation.
When the Sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator.
When the Sun crosses the plane of the celestial equator, making day and night of equal length all over the planet.
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