Oceans and Coastal Margins Flashcards

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State two types of ocean currents and some examples Warm: Move water away from the equator. E.g => Gulf Stream Cold: Move water away from the cold regions towards the equator. E.g => Peru Current and Benguela Current (Southwest Africa)
State the three types of plate boundaries
State the features of ocean floor morphology.
Salinity in warm and cold seas Average salinity: 35 parts per 1000 (ppt) Warm seas: Higher concentration of salt Cold seas: Lower concentration of salt (deepest water)
Describe the salinity levels in ocean
Variation in sea surface temperatures
What is the Oceanic Conveyor Belts?
Compare El Nino to normal conditions
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