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www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/air-mass

Mar 30, 2011 ... Encyclopedic entry. An air mass is a large volume of air in the atmosphere that is mostly uniform in temperature and moisture. Air masses can ...

cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/wxwise/class/frntmass.html

Air Mass is an extremely large body of air whose properties of temperature and ... Source Regions are simply geographic areas where an air mass originates.

ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/af/arms/home.rxml

Air Masses. uniform bodies of air. An air mass is a large body of air that has similar temperature and moisture properties throughout. The best source regions for ...

dslavsk.sites.luc.edu/courses/phys478/classnotes/air-masses-fronts.pdf

Fronts represent fairly abrupt transitions between two large air masses. As ... warm front cross-section, we can then realize that when the warmer air meets the  ...

okfirst.mesonet.org/train/meteorology/AirMasses.html

Air masses are relatively large bodies of air that are fairly horizontally uniform in characteristics. They may extend across an entire continent and are relatively ...

www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/7r.html

An air mass is a large body of air of relatively similar temperature and humidity characteristics ... Figure 7r-2 illustrates a vertical cross-section of a cold front.

www.britannica.com/science/air-mass

Apr 28, 2017 ... In meteorology, large body of air having nearly uniform conditions of temperature and humidity at any given level of altitude. Such a mass has ...

www.farmingdale.edu/faculty/peter-nolan/pdf/Ch07PhysAtm.pdf

land mass or over a large body of water, and (2) there must also be large scale ... conducive to forming homogeneous air masses because the general ..... section of the cold front and the vertical cross section of the warm front, as shown.

sciencing.com/four-types-air-mass-11902.html

It's not abstract art; it's a weather map. Some weather maps have colorful blobs that give information about conditions in the air. When a large section of air has ...

www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Earth-Science-Concepts-For-Middle-School/section/8.6

Jan 4, 2013 ... An air mass is a large body of air that has about the same conditions throughout. For example, an air mass might have cold dry air. Another air ...