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Ekman Spiral

  • Definition: An idealized description of the way the wind-driven ocean currents vary with depth. In the atmosphere it represents the way the winds vary from the surface up through the friction layer or planetary boundary layer.

    Source: Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere (fifth edition) by C. Donald Ahrens

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