CORIOLIS EFFECTS

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introduced by French physicist Gaspard de Coriolis, the propensity for any mobile organism on or above the surface of the Earth to flow laterally away from its intended path sue to the circulation of the planet. These impacts are considered whenever debating projectile trajectories, ocean currents, and wind systems.

CORIOLIS EFFECTS: "The movement from an initial place of origin that one ends up in when in the ocean is a common coriolis effect."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CORIOLIS EFFECTS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/coriolis-effects/ (accessed August 15, 2022).

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