Presents an illustrated dictionary of more than 3, 700 frequently used terms in Earth science.Two types of atmospheric convection are distinguished: (1) free or natural convection, which is essentially the transfer of warm air ... This system is called the HADLEY CELL. convection current A current within a fluid created by differences inanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|