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Zonal Flow

(east-west air circulation)

Zonal Flow means air circulation parallel to the equator and latitudes, i.e., east-to-west or west-to-east. This type of circulation allows stable temperatures along latitudes. Conversely, north-to-south or south-to-north air flow is termed Meridional Flow.


(atmosphere)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zonal_flow

Referenced by:
Meridional Flow

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