What Drives Ocean Currents?
Students will gain an understanding of how water density and salinity affect ocean...
Wed, 11/11/2020 - 10:14
Along the East Coast of the United States, two diseases can cause significant...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:30
The Moon Made Me Do It!
Much like rising and setting sun has an impact on life on Earth, the cycle of the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:03
Ups and Downs
The rise and fall of the ocean tides is a predictable phenomenon influenced by the...
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:51
The Salt Pans
The Mediterranean is super salty due to intense evaporation. Here, locals in...
As the tide recedes moored boats are left to sit in the muddy sand.
The Ekman Spiral
As wind blows over the surface layer of water, friction between the two pulls the...
Currents on the ocean surface are driven by wind, temperature, gravity, and the...