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8.36 Air-masses and Fronts

8.36.2 Define an ‘air-mass’.


8.36.4 State the two air-masses that routinely affect the New Zealand region.


8.36.6 Define a ‘front’.


8.36.8 Describe the formation processes of the following frontal types:

(a) cold;

(b) warm;

(c) occluded;

(d) stationary.


8.36.10 Describe the range of weather conditions typically associated with fronts in the New Zealand region.


8.36.12 State the similarities and differences between cold and warm fronts, with reference to changes in:

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