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______ cause surface currents.
The Coriolis Effect
Surface wind patterns
As plants and animals in the ocean die, the nutrients produced from their decay _____.
are recycled by the Global Conveyor Belt
sink to the bottom
are destroyed by sunlight
become coral reefs
Nutrients are brought to the surface for phytoplankton to use at _______.
_______ causes the Coriolis Effect
Gyres in the northers hemisphere are surface currents that turn _________ due to the Coriolis Effect.
toward the right
toward the bottom of the ocean
When looking at a satellite map of eddies, the cold-core eddies are more likely to have ________.
very few nutrients
very little dissolved oxygen
Two types of ocean currents are
local and global
sea and land
surface and deep
warm and cold
Temperature and salinity differences in ocean water cause:
High tide and low tide
Warm ocean currents generally come from
The North Pole
The South Pole
Both A and B
Movements of ocean water in a continuous flow are called?