G163S10L12_coastal_upwelling

G163S10L12_coastal_upwelling - CoastalUpwelling

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Coastal Upwelling Equatorward winds along a coastline lead to  offshore Ekman transport Mass conservation requires these waters  replaced by cold, denser waters Brings nutrients into surface waters creating  blooms Creates dynamic height gradients - currents
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Coastal Upwelling
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Coastal Upwelling
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April 2000 CalCoFI  Cruise
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April 2000 CalCoFI  Cruise
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April 2000 CalCoFI  Cruise
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At smaller scales. .. Strong west winds
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Ocean Biogeochemistry in a Nutshell Light energy drives the net fixation of carbon 2  produce  CO 2 Below the euphotic zone, the rxn’s reverse Pelagic Ecosystems NUTS CO 2 Fixed  Carbon O 2 h ν
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Coastal Upwelling California Current April 1978 AVHRR - SST CZCS Chlorophyll SST Chl
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Remineralization remineralizers
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course GEOG 163 taught by Professor Siegel,d during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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G163S10L12_coastal_upwelling - CoastalUpwelling

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