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6th grade earth science ch 18 ocean motion
rhythmic movement that carries energy through matter or space
wind-powered ocean current that moves water parallel to Earth's surface
a measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
low area on Earth
causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemisphere and right in the northern hemisphere due to Earth's rotation
verical circulation in the ocean that brings deep, cold water to the ocean surface
circulation pattern in the ocean that forms when a mass of more dense seawater sinks beneath less dense seawater
highest point of a wave
lowest point of a wave
collapsing ocean wave that forms in shallow water and breaks onto the shore
daily rise and fall in sea level
the difference between the level of the ocean at high tide and the level at low tide