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Other

Description:

This resource uses text, images, maps and a laboratory exercise to explain how differences in the temperature and salinity of ocean water cause the formation of deep-ocean currents. It is part of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's "Ocean Surface Topography from Space" website. This material is also available on the "Visit to An Ocean Planet" CD-ROM.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
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Keywords:

Space Science,Astronomy,Temperature,NSDL,Chemistry,Density,Science,Middle School,Salinity,Physics,High School,Physical oceanography,Chemical oceanography,Physical sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_2802835,Oceanography,Earth science,Space sciences,Geoscience,Currents,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070206162146256T

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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