In Depth – The Coriolis Effect

Coriolis Effect As air blows from high to low pressure in the atmosphere, the Coriolis force diverts the air so that it follows the pressure contours. In the Northern Hemisphere, this means that air is blown around low pressure in an anticlockwise direction and around high pressure in a clockwise direction. Think about a person…

IPCC updates for geography teachers

Climate Change Updates Evidence from the 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report: for Geography Teachers Factsheets: 1. Signs of a Changing Climate2. Past Changes in Northern Hemisphere Temperature 3. Causes of Recent Changes in Global Surface Temperature 4. The Earth’s Energy Balance 5. Changes to the Global Atmospheric Circulation 6. Impacts of Climate…