Coriolis effect is the tendency for any moving body
on or above the earth's surface, e.g., an ocean current
or an airplane , to drift sideways from its course
because of the earth's rotation.
is the rotation of the Earth that creates the Coriolis
effect. This effect is an inertial force first
described by the French engineer-mathematician Gustave-Gaspard
Coriolis in 1835.
the northern hemisphere the Coriolis effect causes
air moving southward to turn westward... If you are
living at the equator southbound air appears to be
moving to the west as the Earth turns east. These
wind patterns affect the weather and also influence
movement of planes and boats.