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This page from the University of Tennessee 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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Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Rotational Dynamics
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- Meteorology
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1997 The University of Tennessee
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Keywords: coriolis force, hurricane, weather, wind
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 23, 2009 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Mar 10, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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August 10, 2000
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AIP Format
(The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1997), WWW Document, (http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/coriolis.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Consequences of Rotation for Weather, (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1997), <http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/coriolis.html>.
APA Format
Consequences of Rotation for Weather. (2000, August 10). Retrieved November 1, 2014, from The University of Tennessee: http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/coriolis.html
Chicago Format
The University of Tennessee. Consequences of Rotation for Weather. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee, August 10, 2000. http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/coriolis.html (accessed 1 November 2014).
MLA Format
Consequences of Rotation for Weather. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee, 1997. 10 Aug. 2000. 1 Nov. 2014 <http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/earth/coriolis.html>.
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