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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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*1. Glossary of Meteorology '''''Wind''''' [[http://amsglossary.allenpress.com/glossary/search?id=wind1]] *1. Glossary of Meteorology '''''Wind''''' [[http://amsglossary.allenpress.com/glossary/search?id=wind1]]
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*2 Timelapses: between sea and mountains, by Nilo Merino Recalde see [http://vimeo.com/4336874] *2 Timelapses: between sea and mountains, by Nilo Merino Recalde see [http://vimeo.com/4336874]
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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.


Also see


Reference:

  • 1. Glossary of Meteorology Wind [[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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