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- ‘Energy advected to and from the lake by precipitation, surface water, and ground water had little effect on evaporation rates.’
- ‘As a result of this, in the northern hemisphere, polar air in the lower troposphere is frequently advected into middle latitudes and, occasionally, even as far as subtropical latitudes.’
- ‘This moisture can be advected to the coast to feed storms and tornadoes.’
- ‘However, the general circulation in the Santa Barbara Channel tends to be cyclonic, which often advects cool surface waters eastward along the northern coasts of the Channel Islands.’
- ‘The freshwater is then advected with the East Greenland Current along the East Greenland coast over the shelf and slope towards Denmark Strait.’
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