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The amount of salt in the ocean


Region in a body of water which separates warmer surface water from cold deep water


large system of rotating ocean currents


Part of the ocean circulation that is driven by global density gradients


Water rising from the deep depths of the ocean floor because of specific wind patterns

El Nino

Warm ocean current flowing along the equator from the date line at Christmas time

Continental Shelf

Extended perimeter of each continent


A long narrow valley beneath the sea


Mountain Rising from the Ocean that doesn't get above water level

Transform Fault

Strike-Slip fault between two plates of the earths crust

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