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  1. Process where water rises from below to replace the water moving away from the shore.
  2. Also referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.
  3. Process where water stacks up along the shoreline and has nowhere to go but down.
  4. Warm water current usually occurred around Christmas.

4 True/False questions

  1. Western intensificationWestern boundary currents of the subtropical gyres are faster, narrower, and deeper than their eastern boundary counterparts.


  2. Warm-core ringA 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.


  3. MonsoonSeasonal pattern winds of the northern Indian Ocean.


  4. Southern OscillationAn east-west atmospheric pressure seesaw that accompanied El Nino.