Winds can shape landforms, via a variety of aeolian processes such as the
formation of fertile soils, such as loess, and by erosion. Dust from large deserts
As the earth is affected by an unequally of heat energy from the sun, the state of
the air differentiate between different regions. Warm air expands and rises up ...
Wind is simple the flow of a huge amount of air, usually from a high pressure area
to a low pressure area as a result of convection. Find out more.
Apr 2, 2013 ... This question has been asked before but I answer it again here since it is one
that a lot of people are curious about.
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Wind power is generated by moving air. As the sun heats the land, the air above
also warms and rises. Cold air then replaces the rising air. This creates the ...
Wind formation. Wind is an atmospheric phenomenon due to the heating of the
sun. The sun radiates on the Earth a power of 1.74 x 10<sup>17</sup> Watts: about 2% of it is
Nov 26, 2010 ... Wind is caused by air flowing from high pressure to low pressure. Since the Earth
is rotating, however, the air does not flow directly from high to ...
Wind is formed by differences in atmospheric pressure and the Sun's uneven
heating of the air that envelopes the Earth. When the air is warmed it rises, and
Jul 19, 2010 ... Introduction Wind can be defined simply as air in motion. ... caption Figure 1:
Formation of wind as a result of localized temperature differences.