Biol. 317 Lecture Notes - Prof. Eernisse - MLATS Ch. 2

Topics to study (Chapter 2)

What are UFOs? (El Nino related)

What drives ocean currents?

What is a countercurrent?

How do currents compress or expand marine communities?

Warm- and cold-core rings?

What affects density of seawater?

Describe turnover.

How are oceans depth-stratified?

Who avoids "oxygen minima"?

What is submergence?

Describe upwelling and its impact?

Review tides!