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Unformatted text preview: -more diffuse than western b.c.-shallow and broad ( 100s to 1000s km wide-slower moving and because they are spread out so much there isnt as much water in any given location.-canary current, benguela current, California current, Peru current, west Australian-Transverse Currents-link up the boundary currents-trade winds drive north and south equatorial currents-offset from geographic equator to north-about 30 sv transported in Atlantic, Pacific-pile-up of water at western side drives equatorial counter-currents, especially in pacific-at mid-latitudes, westerly drive transverse currents...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2012 for the course GEOSCI 105 taught by Professor Tobin during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '12