Describes how regional differences in solar radiation create global wind belts.
Discusses the 3-cell model of atmospheric circulation and the resulting global wind belts and surface wind currents.
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When conditions in the Pacific Ocean are ENSO-neutral, the jet stream is not constrained and strange weather ensues. Bare ground in the Western mountains and blizzards in the South are possible.
Find out how Benjamin Franklin became the first person to map the Gulf Stream.
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