Is formed at the ocean surface in the antarctic

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Is formed at the ocean surface in the Antarctic Convergence zone . Found mostly at intermediate depths in the Southern Ocean. The Great Ocean Conveyor Central and Surface Waters Atlantic Deep Circulation
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29.01.18 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 Pacific Deep Circulation Model of the Thermohaline Circulation Overview of Today’s Lecture: Ocean Current Systems Tracking Currents in the Deep Ocean The Great Ocean Conveyor Artic Ocean Currents Major Currents in the Arctic Ocean
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29.01.18 9 Fridtjof Nansen’s Fram Expedition Nansen's Fram expedition was an 1893–1896 attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. Transpolar Drift and Sea Ice Decrease Sea Ice Decrease: Race for the Arctic Summary We can use natural radiocarbon ( 14 C) and salinity to identify different ocean water masses and their pathways through the world’s oceans. Thermohaline circulation is a part of the large-scale ocean circulation that is driven by global density gradients. It is also called the Great Ocean Conveyor. The thermohaline circulation is mainly triggered by the formation of deep water masses in the North Atlantic and the Southern Ocean caused by cooling and ice formation at the poles (both processes increase the density of seawater). Deep water formed in the North Atlantic flows from north to south through the Atlantic. Deep water formed around Antarctica splits into two routes: one flows into the Indian Ocean and one flows past Australia into the Pacific. In order to maintain a balance, dense water masses sinking into the ocean basins must cause less dense water to rise elsewhere (upwelling regions). The Arctic Ocean has a current system that runs all the way from the Bering Strait (between Russia and Alaska) across the North Pole to the Fram Strait (between Greenland and Svalbard). The current system is called Transpolar Drift and also transports ice.
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