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Whence and Whither the Wind, Part 2

Lecture no. 12 from the course: Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather

Whence and Whither the Wind, Part 2

Taught by Professor Robert G. Fovell | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

In addition to pressure differences and the Earth's rotational movement, two other forces help to determine the winds' strength and direction: friction and centripetal force. Learn about these two forces and examine how they shape the winds the world over.


October 31, 2015