G158W09L14_downwelling

G158W09L14_downwelling - CoastalUpwelling Whatcomesup

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Coastal Upwelling
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What comes up… Equatorward winds drive nearshore  upwelling Reversals of these winds have important  effects -> downwelling Has implications for recruitment of near- shore fishes & invertebrates 
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UPWELLING  Cooling inshore  Strong geostrophic    current  DOWNWELLING  Warming inshore  Weak (or reversed)     current 
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Coastal Dynamics Experiment
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Many Organisms Have an  Obligate Larval Stage
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A Typical Life Cycle Larvae are released to develop in plankton They disperse in the currents  A select few settle on suitable habitat Even fewer recruit to adults The cycle repeats  (if they’re lucky) KEY ELEMENT  =>  Larval Transport
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Who are we talking about?? Species with limited adult home ranges   sessile adults Rockfish, kelp bass, urchin, … Not tuna, sardine, whales, . ..
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Kinlan & Gaines [2003; Ecology ] Dispersal Scales for Marine Organisms
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course GEOG 158 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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G158W09L14_downwelling - CoastalUpwelling Whatcomesup

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