The Air-Sea Connection
How are the ocean and the atmosphere connected?
The five layers of the atmosphere and facts about them.
What components make up the air?
Three examples of radiation
What is the coriolis effect?
an effect whereby a mass moving in a rotating system experiences a force (the Coriolis force ) acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation. On the earth, the effect tends to deflect moving objects to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern and is important in the formation of cyclonic weather systems.