Ocean waters circulate around the globe in established patterns or currents that derive from the following factors:
• Differences in solar energy received by the...
Barents SeaLast Updated on 2013-05-14 at 13:12
The Barents Sea is one of the Arctic seas found on the Siberian shelf; part of the larger Arctic mediterranean Sea (are mostly enclosed by land).
It is located north of the... More »
Ocean General Circulation ModelsLast Updated on 2012-09-17 at 20:13
Ocean general circulation models (OGCMs) are computer programs that evolve the ocean's three-dimensional state forward in time. This layer contains over 95% of the... More »
Thermohaline circulationLast Updated on 2012-08-22 at 14:54
Thermohaline circulation (THC) refers to ocean currents driven by fluxes of heat and salinity gradients throughout the seas of the world.The phenomenon of thermohaline... More »