Physics
danyelaruano
2021-04-09 04:07:12
The wind appears to travel clockwise around high pressure systems in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere. What phenomenon does this describe?
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LauraShea
2021-04-09 07:43:42

This effect is called the Coriolis effect. This effect is observed due to the reference frame in which the pressure system is moving, Earth has a fixed rotation of its own causing the currents to seem like they are moving clockwise and counter clockwise.

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