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This web page provides an introduction to coriolis forces. It includes topics such as the motion of wind and ocean currents, the rotation of the Earth, and forces. Diagrams are integrated with text to promote understanding of important concepts. This tutorial is part of the PhysClip collection of web-based resources on introductory mechanics, electricity, and magnetism.

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