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Ekman

(Swedish ˈɛkman)
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(Biography) Vagn Walfrid (vaɣən wɑːlfriːd). 1874–1954 Swedish oceanographer: discoverer of the Ekman spiral (a complex interaction on the surface of the sea between wind, rotation of the earth, and friction forces) and the Ekman Layer (the thin top layer of the sea that flows at 90° to the wind direction)
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Noun1.Ekman - Swedish oceanographer who recognized the role of the Coriolis effect on ocean currents (1874-1954)
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