The purpose of this webapp is to allow the students to visualize how the horizontal and vertical components of Coriolis force changes as a function of latitude. Based on Figure 8.7 page 369 out of Wallace & Hobbs "Atmospheric Science: Introductory Survey" 1977 Academic Press New York (from the original notes by Jeff Wilson).

This webapp Copyright© Tom Whittaker. It is derived from the original Java applet, coded by Jeff Wilson which is Copyright© by the Commonwealth of Australia.