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4 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Warm sea water eddies that rotate clockwise surrounded by cooler water.
  2. Warm water current usually occurred around Christmas.
  3. 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. Process where water rises from below to replace the water moving away from the shore.

4 True/False Questions

  1. Equatorial upwellingProcess where water rises from below to replace the water moving away from the shore.

          

  2. Southern OscillationWestern boundary currents of the subtropical gyres are faster, narrower, and deeper than their eastern boundary counterparts.

          

  3. Thermohaline circulationAn integrated model combining deep thermohaline circulation and surface currents that resembles a large conveyor belt.

          

  4. Cold-core ringWarm sea water eddies that rotate clockwise surrounded by cooler water.

          

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