16_deep circulation - Ocean. North Atlantic Deep Water then...

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What factors influence the density of water? How the density of water increase in the ocean? What happens to dense water? Where does it go (or flow)? Deep Ocean Circulation: Deep water formation Conveyor Belt Distribution of water properties
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Density (shown here in g/cm 3 , But usually shown in sigma or σ – drop the 1.0 )
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Thermohaline circulation
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Thermohaline AKA conveyor belt circulation
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The Distribution of the Age of Water in the Oceans Small age difference between Surface water and deep water Large age difference between Surface water and deep water
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Gulf Stream Water North Atlantic Deep Water
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North Atlantic Deep Water is formed by cooling w_____, s______ Gulf Stream water. North Atlantic Deep Water formation occurs between I_______ and G______ in the N_____ A______
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Unformatted text preview: Ocean. North Atlantic Deep Water then sinks to the b___________ of the ocean and flows s_________. Words to use (enter numbers in order of appearance). 1. Atlantic, 2. North, 3. South, 4. Surface, 5. Bottom, 6. Iceland, 7. Georges Bank, 8. Greenland, 9. Italy, The coldest, deepest, densest water in the oceans is A______________ Bottom Water. This deep water forms by s_______ formation where s________ is rejected by freezing water. Most of this deep water formation occurs in the Weddell Sea near A__________a. Words to use (enter numbers in order of appearance). 1. Atlantic, 2. Antarctica, 3. South, 4. Surface, 5. Bottom, 6. Sea ice, 7. Snow, 8. Salt, 9. Cold, 10. Warm. Evaporation in the Mediterranean Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2010 for the course ENVIRON GS 222/ENV taught by Professor Ingridhendy during the Fall '10 term at University of Michigan.

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16_deep circulation - Ocean. North Atlantic Deep Water then...

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