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This document provides a brief description of the major currents and general circulation patterns of the world's oceans. Links to animations showing satellite imagery of ocean-surface topography and temperature are included. Links to references are embedded in the text.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Space sciences,Oceanography,NSDL,Upwelling,Space Science,Physical sciences,Surface currents,Gulf Stream,Global conveyor belt,Dynamic ocean topography,Astronomy,California Current,Science,NSDL_SetSpec_2802835,Chemistry,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070206161641266T,Boundary currents,Somali Current,High School,Physical oceanography,Geoscience,Earth science

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English

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