Ekman Circulation

Science / Marine Biology / Ekman Circulation: Movement of surface water at an angle from the wind, as a result of the Coriolis effect

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Circulation Noun Synonyms: circuit, course, orbit, flow, flowing, motion
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Lymphatic Circulation

Science / Biology / Lymphatic Circulation: A secondary circulatory system that collects fiuids from between the cells and returns it to the main circulatory system; the circulation of the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system. MORE

Net Monthly Circulation

Business / Internet Marketing / Net Monthly Circulation: The number of unique Web users in the panel that visited the site over the course of the reporting period, expressed as a percentage of the in-tab. MORE

Thermohaline Circulation

Science / Marine Biology / Thermohaline Circulation: Movement of seawater that is controlled by density differences that are largely explained in terms of temperature and salinity MORE

Walker Circulation

Science / Weather / Walker Circulation: A deep east-west overturning in the atmosphere normally confined to within about 20 degrees latitude of the equator extending from low-levels to near the tropopause. MORE

Ekmanspiral

Science / Tides and Currents / Ekmanspiral : A logarithmic spiral (when projected on a horizontal plane) formed by the heads of current velocity vectors at increasing depths. The current vectors become progressively smaller with depth. They spir MORE

Ekman Circulation

Science / Marine Biology / Ekman Circulation: Movement of surface water at an angle from the wind, as a result of the Coriolis effect MORE

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