SIOC 210: Introduction to Physical Oceanography
Eastern boundary currents: descriptive and Dynamics VIII
Lynne Talley, Fall, 2019
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DPO S7.9.1 (eastern BC’s), 10.3.1 and 10.4.1 (Pacific EBCs), 11.3 (Arabian Sea)
- What direction must the wind blow for coastal upwelling to occur?
- Why is the water off the California coast cold while that off of Florida is warm?
How are boundary currents on the eastern and western margins of the ocean different? What
features do they have in common?
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