Air Pressure and Wind
Educational site linking the air pressure and winds to gravity, the Coriolis Force, friction and centrifugal force.
The Beaufort Wind Scale
Describes this scale of wind speed devised in 1805 by Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort.
National Weather Service: Global Circulations
Explains how the Earth's rotation results in three circulations, the Hadley, Ferrel and Polar cells.
Weather Elements: Sea and Land Breezes
Discussion about wind direction changes that take place at coastal regions. Includes diagrams.
Wind Engineering and Fluids Laboratory
Colorado State University research group studying wind effects on structures, as well as dispersion of pollutants, using boundary-layer wind tunnels.
Wind Engineering Research Center, Texas Tech University
Large collection of informational material about the natural wind and its effects on civil engineering infrastructure made up of buildings, bridges, transmission-line towers, and various other structures.
Last update:September 7, 2015 at 6:05:06 UTC