What Drives Ocean Currents?
Students will gain an understanding of how water density and salinity affect ocean...
Wed, 11/11/2020 - 10:14
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...
The Bobbit Worm
There aren't any mummies or zombies buried under the seafloor: instead the ocean...
Map of the Ross Sea
The Ross Sea, a 1.9 million square mile (3.6 million square km) stretch of ocean...