Coriolis force in geophysics: an elementary introduction and examples

F Vandenbrouck, L Berthier, F Gheusi
2000 European journal of physics  
We show how Geophysics may illustrate and thus improve classical Mechanics lectures concerning the study of Coriolis force effects. We are then interested in atmospheric as well as oceanic phenomena we are familiar with, and are for that reason of pedagogical and practical interest. Our aim is to model them in a very simple way to bring out the physical phenomena that are involved.
doi:10.1088/0143-0807/21/4/310 fatcat:r3oqfaftzreaba46wct4fcwcqa