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Weather Facts: Anticyclone popular

http://www.weatheronline.co.uk/reports/wxfacts/Anticyclone.htm

Brief description of these regions of high atmospheric pressure relative to the surrounding air.

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Weather and Weather Phenomenon popular

http://library.thinkquest.org/18424/

Project designed by students for students and explaining air pressure, weather patterns, winds and other weather phenomena.

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Synoptic Charts and Weather Systems popular

http://library.thinkquest.org/15525/charts.html

Student project describing depressions and tropical cyclones.

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NWS JetStream: Air Masses popular

http://www.srh.weather.gov/srh/jetstream/synoptic/airmass.htm

Explains how air masses form, the principle classifications that influence the continental United States, and the formation of fronts between them.

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Fronts, Depressions and Anticyclones popular

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A34944582

Article describing and explaining these atmospheric features and the kinds of weather associated with them.

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Cyclone popular

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone

Article from Wikipedia on these low pressure weather systems with inward spiraling winds that rotate counter clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.

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BBC Weather Basics: Low Pressure popular

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/basics_lowpressure.shtml

Provides an explanation of why areas of low pressure are associated with wet weather and how these areas form.

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BBC Weather Basics: High Pressure popular

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/basics_highpressure.shtml

Describes high pressure areas, the winds associated with them and the typical weather patterns they bring at different times of year.

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BBC Weather Basics: Fronts popular

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/basics_fronts.shtml

Provides a brief description of the movement of air masses at different temperatures, and the cold and warm fronts that form between them.

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Anticyclone popular

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anticyclone

Article from Wikipedia on these weather systems with winds circling a central region of high atmospheric pressure, clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere, counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.

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