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chapter+9++handout - Tree ring data 30 oscillations since...

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1 Chapter 9 The Currents Ekman Spiral
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2 Ocean Current Model Geostrophic Flow Sea surface elevations
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3 Ocean Current Model Ocean Current Map Western intensification
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4 Eddies Causes of convergence and divergence zones Langmuir cells
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5 Convergence/Divergence Zones Seasonal convergence/divergence zones
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6 World Water Flow North Pacific Oscillation • N=> warm, dry • S => cold, wet
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Unformatted text preview: Tree ring data 30 oscillations since Columbus What oscillation do we have now? North Atlantic Oscillation Cold water pool circulating in North Atlantic Mixes with water in Gulf Stream and Norwegian Current => affects T in N. Europe 7 Measuring the currents Measuring the currents...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MARN 171 taught by Professor Skoog during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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