TITLE

SEASONAL SHIFTS

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Oceans (9781405321754);2008, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Oceans" is presented. It discusses how seasonal changes in wind strength or direction can weaken or reverse the surface currents of the ocean. It explains that these changes are dramatic in the northern Indian Ocean because the pattern of surface currents is affected by the regular wind reversal of the Asian monsoon. It states that a major switch in the Pacific causes a climatic disturbance known as El Niñ o.
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43662805

 

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