Polar cell

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Term: Polar cell
Definition: Three-dimensional atmospheric circulation cell located at roughly 60 to 90 North and South of the equator. Vertical air flow in the Polar cell consists of rising air at the polar font and descending air at the polar vortex.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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