Science

Winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left. This is known as the
a. Jet Stream
b. Wind
c. Weather Pattern
d. Coriolis Effect

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/glossary/coriolis_effect.html

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  2. It is called the Coriolis effect, but applies mainly to winds around low pressure areas. Winds can curve in other directions, depending upon pressure isobar patterns.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. English - help Poe

    1. The words "jingling, tinkling" in line 14 of "The Bells" are NOT an example of ? A.repetition ***** B.assonance C. consonance 2. Which if the following sentences uses an adjective in the positive degree? A. The whole coast was

  2. science help plzzz

    Multiple Choice 1. Which of Earth's spheres contains mountains, valleys, and other landscapes? (1 point) atmosphere biosphere geosphere hydrosphere 2. Which of the following are examples of destructive forces? (1 point) ice wind

  3. Geography.

    Explain how each of thse affect climate. -latitude -ocean currents -winds and air masses -elevation(altitude) -relief(mountain barriers) -nearness to water Please help. I need straight forward answers. I read some info online

  4. penn foster

    Which one of the following statements is true about ocean currents? A. Ocean currents typically follow a clockwise path in the southern hemisphere. B. Ocean currents typically follow a clockwise path in the northern hemisphere. C.

  1. Science

    Over which part of the globe do the prevailing winds blow west to east? (1 point) between 0°S and 30°S latitude between 60°S and 90°S latitude between 30°N and 60°N latitude between 0ºN and 30°N latitude Which is a

  2. Science

    Describe the pattern of regional surface winds around the center of a low pressure system in the northern hemisphere?

  3. science

    The diagram shows when Summer is occurring in the Northern Hemisphere. At which position will the day with the shortest amount of daylight hours occur for the Northern Hemipshere? Diagram : A B sun D C I think D

  4. Science

    The Northern Hemisphere recives more solar energy during one half of the year than it does during the other half of the year. Which of the following happens during the year to explain this? A - the distance of the northern

  1. Science

    The Northern and Southern Hemispheres experience opposite seasons and different day lengths, no matter what time of year. What is the best explanation for these variations in seasons and daylight? A) The Moon orbits in a path

  2. ga history

    1. which economic activities are most dependent on georgia's climate? a lumber and mining b imports and exports c agriculture and tourism d transportation and telecommunications 5. Metropolitan Atlanta's rapid growth has proven to

  3. Science

    Why is it summer in the Southern Hemisphere when it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere? A. because the Northern Hemisphere has more direct sunlight B. because the Southern Hemisphere has more direct sunlight C. because the

  4. Science ; help pleaase

    1. In what way are the ocean currents in the Southern Hemisphere 'mirror images' of those in the Northern Hemisphere? 2. On which side of Australia (east or west) would you expect to find deserts? rain forests? Explain why. 3. In

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.