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Introduction to the Hydrosphere: Surface and Subsurface Ocean Currents
This illustration from an online textbook features a map showing the major ocean currents of the world. A set of links provides access to a study guide with glossary and test questions, additional readings, and links to related sites.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
  • Text:
    • Book
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1999-2004, Michael Pidwirny.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-507
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Michael Pidwirny
Unit of Biology and Physical Geography
University of British Columbia Okanagan