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what is an equatorial air mass?

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Hi

There is no such thing as an "equatorial air mass"; with that said, some people could call a "Maritime Tropical Air Mass" that is located in the waters near the equator as "Equatorial".

For more, see:

http://nsidc.org/arcticmet/glossary/air_mass.html

http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/docs/rst/Sect14/airmasses_schem.jpg

http://www.met.wau.nl/education/atmospract/unit4/chapter4.pdf

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/synoptic/airmass.htm  

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