10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BUYS BALLOT'S LAW»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Buys Ballot's law
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Archimedes to Hawking: Laws of Science and the Great Minds ...
Today, people sometimes use Buys-Ballot's Law to locate hurricanes. For
example, if you are in North America, the center and direction of travel of a
hurricane can be estimated by Buys-Ballot's Law as follows: Face the wind and
extend your ...
Atlantic Crossings: A Sailor's Guide to Europe and Beyond
To understand these changes carry a good barometer and one of those
informative picture books on weather systems. But above all carry a good radio.
In extremis, seek help from Buys Ballot. Buys Ballot's Law In the 19th century
To make Buys-Ballot's law, and its application to a ship clear, I made a map of the
Caribbean Sea and several tiny models of steamers. To the funnel of each ship, I
glued a strand of black knitting yarn, representing smoke. This black strand ...
Geography - Terms & Concepts
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Introduction to Physical Hydrology
BOX 2.9 Buys Ballot's law Christophorus Buys Ballot (1817–1890), professor in
Meteorology and Physical Geography at Utrecht University, The Netherlands and
founder of the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) in 1854, is probably ...
(p. 303), and adduces many instances in support of this opinion; but, curiously
enough, every case adduced confirms the opposite view. This arises from a
misapprehension of the principle involved in Buys Ballot's Law of the Winds,
which may ...
It was a Dutch meteorologist, Christoph Buys Ballot (1817–90), who in 1857 first
described what actually happens. His result is summarized as Buys Ballot's law (
see the box “Christoph Buys Ballot and his law” below). This states that in ...
Encyclopedia of Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones, New Edition
Buys-Ballot's Law Also known as the Law of Storms, this rule allows those
individuals caught in the midst of an approaching tropical cyclone to determine
the approximate position and direction of both the storm's calm eye and its
Because the direction of the surface wind is not the same as the geostrophic wind
, we must revise Buys Ballot's Law for use near the ground. The fix is simple:
Stand with your back to the wind, and then turn about 30° to your right.
Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences University of Wisconsin-Madison Director Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (Cimss) Steven A Ackerman, Steven A. Ackerman, John A. Knox, 2013
Nature London: The International Weekly Journal of Science
... from the surface of Arabia, then, according to Buys Ballot's law, the direction of
the wind ought to be what observation shows it is, viz. W.S.W., and the more
powerful the ascending current, the stronger will be the W.S.W. winds on the