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Since vertical components of atmospheric motion are relatively small, especially near the surface of the earth, meteorologists use the term to denote almost exclusively the horizontal component. Vertical winds are usually identified as such. Since vertical components of atmospheric motion are relatively small, especially near the surface of the earth, meteorologists use the term to denote almost exclusively the horizontal component. Vertical winds are usually identified as such.
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Wind

Air in motion relative to the surface of the earth.

Since vertical components of atmospheric motion are relatively small, especially near the surface of the earth, meteorologists use the term to denote almost exclusively the horizontal component. Vertical winds are usually identified as such.


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Return to Snow and Weather Glossary, Working with Snow, Freestyle Skiing Reference:

  • 1. Glossary of Meteorology [[1]]

Examples:

  • 1 Alpes - Val-d`Isère by Torje Bjellaas see [2]
  • 2 Timelapses: between sea and mountains, by Nilo Merino Recalde see [3]
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