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Chapter 13: Oceans

Salinity Measure of the amount of solids, or salts, dissolved in seawater.
Photosynthesis A process in which organisms use sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to make food and oxygen.
Thermocline Begins at a depth of about 200m, temperature drops quickly with increasing depth.
Surface Current Powered by wind, usually moves only the upper few hundred meter of seawater.
Density Current Forms when more dense seawater sinks beneath less dense seawater.
Upwelling A current in the ocean that brings deep, cold water to the ocean surface.
Created by: froehnerj