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airmass source region

Region where air masses originate and acquire their horizontal homogeneous properties of temperature and moisture.

Horizontal homogeneity of the air mass is produced by prolonged contact (days to weeks) with the underlying surface. Main source regions are those in which the permanent or semipermanent anticyclones occur.