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Unformatted text preview: by rays. The ITCZ IS THE REGION CHARACTERIZED BY LOW ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE, CALM WINDS, HIGH HUMIDITY Physical Structure of the World Ocean Other heat fluxes: LW, Latent, Sensible Precipitation/rainfall freshens and decreases sea surface salinity Evaporation causes salinity increases as H2O leaves the surface and salts remain behind If P>E, decrease in sea surface salinity If P<E, increase sea surface salinity If P=E, no change in sea surface salinity 18:00 18:00...
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- Spring '10
- World Ocean, NH, sea surface, atmospheric circulation models