Tropic Hormone

Science / Biology / Tropic Hormone: Hormone made by one gland that causes another gland to secrete a hormone.

Tropic Speed

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Speed: The greater flood or greater ebb speed at the time of tropic currents. MORE

Tropic Tides

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Tides: Tides occurring semi-monthly when the effect of the Moon's maximum declination is greatest. At these times there is a tendency for an increase in the diurnal range. The tidal datums pertaining to the MORE


Science / Marine Biology / Tropical: Being within the latitudinal zone bounded by the two tropics (23ยบ 27' north and south latitude) MORE

Tropical Air Mass

Science / Weather / Tropical Air Mass: An air mass that forms in the tropics or subtropics over the low latitudes. Maritime tropical air is produced over oceans and is warm and humid, while continental tropical air is formed over arid regi MORE

Tropic Ranges

Science / Tides and Currents / Tropic Ranges: The great tropic range (Gc),or tropic range, is the difference in height between tropic higher high water and tropic lower low water. The small tropic range (Sc) is the difference in height between tr MORE

Tropic Of Capricorn

Science / Weather / Tropic Of Capricorn: The most southern point on the earth where the sun is directly overhead, located at approximately 23.5 degrees South latitude. MORE