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4 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Western boundary currents of the subtropical gyres are faster, narrower, and deeper than their eastern boundary counterparts.
  4. Seasonal pattern winds of the northern Indian Ocean.

4 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. Equatorial upwellingUpwelling common along in the equator that creates areas of high productivity, prolific for fishing grounds.