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Descriptive OceanographyPhysical features of the OceansDistribution of Temperature and Salinity for Ocean WatersCirculation and Water plenty of the Oceans Use of Chemical Tracers in OceanographyComposition of the main elements of SeawaterThe inspiration of Salinity equipment of DeterminationComposition and Stoichiometry of ordinary SeawaterMethods of selecting SalinityCauses of the most important parts no longer Being Read more...

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Falkland C. Circumpolar C. 25 The surface currents of the Atlantic Ocean. Central America. Part goes north and part goes south. The southern component is called the Brazil Current. This current turns east at the subtropical convergence and becomes part of the Circumpolar Current. It turns north off the coast of Africa and becomes the Benguela Current. The Brazil Current is warm and salty water, while the Circumpolar Current is cold and less saline. The Falkland Current flows north from the Drake Passage up the coast of South America.

In the Northern Hemisphere, the waters have a right-­hand component because of the spinning of the earth. This so-­called Coriolis effect has a left-­hand component in the Southern Hemisphere. In the North Atlantic and the Pacific, the currents are narrower and faster on the western side of each ocean. This westward intensification results in the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic and the Kuroshio Current in the North Pacific. When the trade winds from the north or south cross the equator, the Coriolis effect causes a counter­current in a direction opposite to that of the major gyres.

The surface salinity varies from 28 to 34 and is strongly influenced by melting and freezing. 5). 2°C in temperature) are limited to the surface waters. The subsurface is isothermal but has a strong halocline between 25 to 100 m. Below 100 m, the temperature increases greatly. The subsurface water is thought to be maintained by horizontal advection from the Eurasian shelf. This process is similar to the flow that occurs in an estuary where freshwater (from river runoff from Siberia) flows over saline water (Atlantic water).

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