How do we understand the Coriolis force

@article{Persson1998HowDW,
  title={How do we understand the Coriolis force},
  author={Anders Persson},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={79},
  pages={1373-1385}
}
  • A. Persson
  • Published 1 July 1998
  • Physics
  • Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Abstract The Coriolis force, named after French mathematician Gaspard Gustave de Coriolis (1792–1843), has traditionally been derived as a matter of coordinate transformation by an essentially kinematic technique. This has had the consequence that its physical significance for processes in the atmosphere, as well for simple mechanical systems, has not been fully comprehended. A study of Coriolis's own scientific career and achievements shows how the discovery of the Coriolis force was linked… 

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