Katabatic winds

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Strong winds associated with mountains and valleys. They occur when cold, dense air is produced by radiational cooling flows downhill due to the pull of gravity to a lower, warmer region such as depressions and valleys.

[Barry, Roger G. and Richard J. Chorley.Atmosphere, Weather and Climate, 4th Edition, New York, NY., 1982.]

Source: Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary


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