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4 Multiple choice questions

  1. Upwelling common along in the equator that creates areas of high productivity, prolific for fishing grounds.
  2. Current that moves northward along the East Coast of the US warming coastal states and moderating winters in these and northern European regions.
  3. Warm water current usually occurred around Christmas.
  4. Seasonal pattern winds of the northern Indian Ocean.

4 True/False questions

  1. Warm-core ringWarm sea water eddies that rotate clockwise surrounded by cooler water.


  2. Conveyor-belt circulationAn integrated model combining deep thermohaline circulation and surface currents that resembles a large conveyor belt.


  3. Thermohaline circulationAlso referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.


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