5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- Process where water rises from below to replace the water moving away from the shore.
- Also referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.
- Process where water stacks up along the shoreline and has nowhere to go but down.
- Warm water current usually occurred around Christmas.
4 True/False questions
Western intensification → Western boundary currents of the subtropical gyres are faster, narrower, and deeper than their eastern boundary counterparts.
Warm-core ring → 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.
Monsoon → Seasonal pattern winds of the northern Indian Ocean.
Southern Oscillation → An east-west atmospheric pressure seesaw that accompanied El Nino.