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Hadley cell The term 'Hadley cell' as it applies to the area of carbon dioxide can be defined as ' A direct thermally-driven and zonally symmetric large-scale atmospheric circulation first proposed by George Hadley in 1735 as an explanation for the trade winds. It carries momentum, sensible heat, and potential heat from the tropics to the mid-latitudes (30 degrees). The poleward transport aloft is complemented by subsidence in the subtropical high pressure ridge and a surface return flow. The variability of this cell and the Walker cell is hypothesized to be a major factor in short-term climate change'.
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