Satellite Winds


Assessment Questions

  1. What are routinely used to determine atmospheric wind speed by tracking the movement of winds?

  2. a) If a cloud caught the "jet stream express" and traveled 100 miles in 10 minutes, how fast did it go?

    b) What was its speed in miles per hour?

  3. What is an advantage of deriving wind speeds (and direction) from satellite images?

  4. In tracking clouds we have additional problems besides not knowing the actual path of the cloud. What are some of these additional problems?

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