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Oceanic Currents . Go with the flow!. Density. More Dense- colder water sinks Less Dense-warmer water floats. Convection and Density. DRAW. Surface Currents. What causes them? Global Winds Continental Deflection Coriolis Effect. Deep Ocean Currents. Global conveyer belt

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Oceanic currents

Oceanic Currents

Go with the flow!


Density
Density

  • More Dense- colder water sinks

  • Less Dense-warmer water floats



Surface currents
Surface Currents

  • What causes them?

    • Global Winds

    • Continental Deflection

    • Coriolis Effect


Deep ocean currents
Deep Ocean Currents

  • Global conveyer belt

    • Warm water rises and cold water sinks.

    • DRAWING