Aeolian landforms on coasts and steppes
Wind, as an external force, plays an important role in shaping coastal areas and steppes.
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Wind, as an external force, plays an important role in shaping deserts.
The difference between the temperature of the polar and equatorial zones causes atmospheric circulation which is affected by a number of factors, including...
The Earth is divided into geographical and climatic zones, which result in the zonation of vegetation.
The most important types of local winds are the sea-land breeze, the mountain-valley breeze as well as the downslope winds.
Seawater, as an external force, plays an important role in shaping coastlines.
Rivers play an important role in shaping the Earth's surface: they cause erosion as well as carrying and depositing sediment.
Machines converting the energy of wind into useful forms of power were already in use in the Middle Ages.
Cyclones are large areas of circulating air with clouds and precipitation being formed in its centre.
The Great ocean conveyor is a planet-wide system of ocean currents, which has a great influence on the Earth´s climate.
Cyclones are large air masses with winds spiralling inwards around a low-pressure centre, and carry clouds and precipitation.
This animation demonstrates instruments used to examine atmospheric phenomena.
Wind power stations convert the kinetic energy of the wind into electricity.