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Wind-Driven Circulation and the Ekman Balance
Materials presented here describe how the Ekman theory of wind-driven circulation in ocean basins was confirmed by measurements made in the Atlantic Ocean and the Arabian Sea. References and links to related sites are included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This resource is free of restrictions
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-2343
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Theresa Chereskin
University of California, San Diego