1. Using https://earth.nullschool.net/ what kind of atmospheric pressure system is currently connected to southern California’s weather? How can you tell? 2. Pick one location outside of California for the following question (it could be in another country as well): what kind of atmospheric pressure system is currently connected to your region’s weather? How can you tell? 3. What does the ITCZ look like on the above map and where is it happening today? How can you tell? 4. Is there a correlation between air pressure systems and cloud coverage as seen using the following satellite observation? http://weather.unisys.com/satellite/sat_vis.php?image=ir&inv=0&t=l12®ion=he Why is this so? 5. Explain how a sea breeze is created. 6. What are Santa Ana winds and what conditions are strongly associated with their development? 7. How is the Asian Monsoon connected to the seasonal change in atmospheric pressure? How is this related to the concept of thermal high pressure and thermal low pressure? 8. What are teleconnections? How is El Nino an example of this concept?