Ekman transport

1902

Ekman transport

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Vagn Walfrid Ekman, Fridtjof Nansen oceanography

Ekman transport

Ekman spiral

Coastal upwelling

Balance of forces

Vagn Walfrid Ekman established the principle known as the Ekman spiral based on data that Fridtjof Nansen gave him from the Fram expedition of 1893-1895.

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