Global Wind Systems, Air Masses, Fronts, And Mid-Latitude Cyclones

Question #1

How do global wind patterns affect the ocean currents? What are the differences between the Northern and Southern Hemispheric wind-ocean currents?

The Southern Hemisphere is called the water hemisphere since there are only two significant land masses affecting currents. How do land masses affect ocean currents? Give a specific explanation of an ocean current and what occurs due to the land mass.  (Minimum 180 word )

Question #2

If a hurricane hits the Virginia coast, why is the weather often more severe on the northeast side of the storm than on the southwest side? (Minimum 180 word )

Due: Monday, June 8th

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