Topic outline

  • Deep circulation drive and conveyor belt model

  • Driving Deep Circulation and the Conveyor Belt Model."

    • Why is there high salt differentiation in the Atlantic surface layer and low salt differentiation in the Pacific Ocean?

      Remember the salinity ranges of the subtropical and subarctic zones.

      Climate value data (1955-2021 average) from Word Ocean Atlas.(2013), taken from NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), .html.

    • View (and download data for) surface to deep water profiles of temperature, salinity, oxygen, nutrients, etc. Select the parameters you wish to view and choose the resolution (1 or 1/4 degree) and water depth.

    • The Climate Agency's "Climate and Ocean Knowledge" site is extensive. You can also learn more here.