5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- Western boundary currents of the subtropical gyres are faster, narrower, and deeper than their eastern boundary counterparts.
- Seasonal pattern winds of the northern Indian Ocean.
- 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.
- An east-west atmospheric pressure seesaw that accompanied El Nino.
4 True/False Questions
Coastal downwelling → Process where water rises from below to replace the water moving away from the shore.
Conveyor-belt circulation → An integrated model combining deep thermohaline circulation and surface currents that resembles a large conveyor belt.
El Nino → Warm water current usually occurred around Christmas.
Equatorial upwelling → Upwelling common along in the equator that creates areas of high productivity, prolific for fishing grounds.