What’s current with the ocean?. Catch my drift?. Currents move water from place to place. There are 2 kinds of currents…. First kind of current:. Surface currents : move on or near surface of ocean Friction between wind blown air and the water surface causes the water to move
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Catch my drift?
Examples of cold water currents:
• the rise of cold water from deeper layers to replace warmer surface water.
• brings greater concentrations of dissolved nutrients, such as nitrates and phosphates, to the ocean surface.
2. Deep density currents: cold, dense currents that flow very slowly beneath surface of ocean
What is the speed of a wave 24 meters long with a period of 4 seconds?
Speed = 24 meters= 6 meters/sec