ERIC Number: EJ627270
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Understanding and Portraying the Global Atmospheric Circulation.
Harrington, John, Jr.; Oliver, John E.
Journal of Geography, v99 n1 p23-31 Jan-Feb 2000
Examines teaching models of atmospheric circulation and resultant surface pressure patterns, focusing on the three-cell model and the meaning of meridional circulation as related to middle and high latitudes. Addresses the failure of the three-cell model to explain seasonal variations in atmospheric circulation. Suggests alternative models. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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