5 minute review

-Describe the spatial variations of sea water salinity

-Describe the spatial variations of sea water temperature.

  •  Remember to use proper vocabulary

The Oceanic Conveyor Belt

Dr. Martins is nominated in the upcoming Academy awards:


Write a a paragraph entitled the importance of the oceanic conveyor belt. Your paragraph must include a color, hand-drawn sketch map and the following terms:

  • Thermohaline circulation
  • Oceanic conveyor belts
  • Water density
  • North Atlantic Deep Water NADW
  • Antarctic bottom water AABW
  • Upwelling
  • Nutrients
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Salinity