Weather Systems - CCEA test questions - CCEA

1

What is an air mass?

2

A tropical maritime air mass brings what type of weather to the British Isles?

3

A polar continental air mass brings what type of weather to the British Isles?

4

What is a depression?

5

When a depression moves across an area it will start with what sequence of weather?

6

Describe the typical weather associated with a depression.

7

What is an anticyclone?

8

When an anticyclone occurs – describe the typical weather.

9

Atmospheric pressure is measured and shown on maps using what unit of measurement?

10

What are the two main limitations that might impact forecasts that use satellite images?