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written by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Physics and Astronomy
This page details several ways the weather is affected by the Earth's rotation. It includes explanations of the Coriolis force, major wind patterns, and how cyclones are formed, complete with helpful diagrams and animations.
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Keywords:
coriolis force, hurricane, weather, wind
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Metadata instance created June 23, 2009 by Raina Khatri
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Physics and Astronomy, (1997), WWW Document, (http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~blackman/ast104/coriolis.html).
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Physics and Astronomy, Consequences of Rotation for Weather, (1997), <http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~blackman/ast104/coriolis.html>.
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Physics and Astronomy. (2000, August 10). Consequences of Rotation for Weather. Retrieved December 16, 2017, from http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~blackman/ast104/coriolis.html
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Physics and Astronomy. Consequences of Rotation for Weather. August 10, 2000. http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~blackman/ast104/coriolis.html (accessed 16 December 2017).
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville Department of Physics and Astronomy. Consequences of Rotation for Weather. 1997. 10 Aug. 2000. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~blackman/ast104/coriolis.html>.
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