5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- Western boundary currents of the subtropical gyres are faster, narrower, and deeper than their eastern boundary counterparts.
- Process where water rises from below to replace the water moving away from the shore.
- Upwelling common along in the equator that creates areas of high productivity, prolific for fishing grounds.
- Current in Antarctic waters that encircles Antarctica and flows from the west to east at approximately 50 degrees south latitude but varies between 40 and 65 degrees south latitude.
4 True/False Questions
Thermohaline circulation → Also referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.
Warm-core ring → A circular eddy of a surface current that contains cold water in its center surrounded by warm water and rotates counter-clock wise in the Northern Hemisphere.
Conveyor-belt circulation → Also referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.
Gulf stream → Warm water current usually occurred around Christmas.