An introduction to the Coriolis Effect

Posted at 2:42 PM, Apr 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-07 16:42:44-04

It's a major factor in meteorology and the world's ocean currents and it's all because of the fact the Earth is rotating. It's weakest at the equator and strongest at the poles. This week's Weather Wonders is the introduction to the Coriolis Effect.