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  • Published 2005

The Coriolis Effect: Four centuries of conflict between common sense and mathematics, Part I: A history to 1885

@inproceedings{Persson2005TheCE,
  title={The Coriolis Effect: Four centuries of conflict between common sense and mathematics, Part I: A history to 1885},
  author={Anders Persson},
  year={2005}
}
The deflective force due to the earth's rotation, which is the key to the explanation of many phenomena in connection with the winds and the currents of the ocean, does not seem to be understood by meteorologists and writers on physical geography—William Ferrel 

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