What is a geostrophic flow and how does it effect the ocean?
12- 2. Describe some items that have been used to study deep ocean circulation.
12- 3. What was the most powerful Atlantic hurricane ever measured – Wilma, Rita or Katrina (Chapter 8) how do these compare with the 2009 hurricane season?
12-4. What does it mean to say the ocean currents act like a giant conveyor belt ?
12-5. How is climate change tied to ocean currents?