Ocean Currents. A penguin walks into a bar and asks the pharmacist for Chapstick . After grabbing the Chapstick , the pharmacist asks the penguin, “ How would you like that ?” The penguin replies, “ Just put it on my bill.”. Why is Ocean Circulation Important?.
and asks the pharmacist for
the pharmacist asks the penguin,
“How would you like that?”
“Just put it on my bill.”
What do Nike shoes, rubber ducks, and bottles have to do with currents?
“Global Ocean Conveyor Belt”
Global ocean circulation that is driven by differences in the density of the sea water which is controlled by temperature and salinity.
White sections represent warm surface currents.
Purple sections represent deep cold currents
In the kelp-wanted ads!
Vertical movement of water
layer of ocean right beneath the “mixed layer” where temperatures decrease rapidly.
El Niño warmings (red) and La Niña coolings (blue) since 1950. Source: NOAA Climate Diagnostics Center
El Nino Animation