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  1. An integrated model combining deep thermohaline circulation and surface currents that resembles a large conveyor belt.
  2. Also referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.
  3. Warm water current usually occurred around Christmas.
  4. Seasonal pattern winds of the northern Indian Ocean.

4 True/False questions

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


  2. Coastal upwellingProcess where water stacks up along the shoreline and has nowhere to go but down.


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


  4. Coastal downwellingProcess where water rises from below to replace the water moving away from the shore.