Chemistry In Focus

7th Edition
Tro + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337399692



Chemistry In Focus

7th Edition
Tro + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337399692
Chapter 11, Problem 5E
Textbook Problem

How does pressure influence weather?

Interpretation Introduction


The effect of pressure on the weather is to be described.

Concept Introduction:

Air pressure varies with height. The highest air pressure is observed at sea level, gradually decreasing with altitude. Therefore, the weather varies with height. An anticyclone region experiences stable weather whereas depressions bring about unstable weather.

Explanation of Solution

As in water with depth the pressure increases the similar situation persists in atmosphere also the pressure increases with depth so low-lying sea level has higher pressure than high altitude mountains.. The zones of high pressure are called anticyclones while that of low pressure are called depressions. This difference in the atmospheric pressure produces wind...

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