|Visit to An Ocean Planet: Salinity and Deep Ocean Currents|
This resource uses text, images, maps and a laboratory exercise to explain how differences in the temperature and salinity of ocean water cause the formation of deep-ocean currents. It is part of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's "Ocean Surface Topography from Space" website. This material is also available on the "Visit to An Ocean Planet" CD-ROM.
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Adobe Acrobat reader
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-2727
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: James Kolb
Marine Science Center