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thermal structure of the eastern Pacific Ocean.

Klaus Wyrtki

thermal structure of the eastern Pacific Ocean.

by Klaus Wyrtki

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Published by Deutsches Hydrographisches Institut in Hamburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Ocean temperature -- Pacific Ocean.,
    • Water masses -- Pacific Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesErgänzungsheft zur Deutchen Hydrographischen Zeitschrift, Reihe A (8⁰), Nr. 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGC166 .W95
      The Physical Object
      Pagination84 p.
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5233521M
      LC Control Number75303876

      A hydrothermal vent is a fissure on the seafloor from which geothermally heated water issues. Hydrothermal vents are commonly found near volcanically active places, areas where tectonic plates are moving apart at spreading centers, ocean basins, and hotspots. Hydrothermal deposits are rocks and mineral ore deposits formed by the action of hydrothermal vents. Wyrtki, K., Surface currents of the eastern tropical Pacific ocean. Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Bulletin 9, – Wyrtki, K., Oceanography of the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. Oceanography and Marine Biology Annual Review 4, 33– Wyrtki, K., Circulation and water masses in the eastern equatorial.

        The timing and mechanisms of the eastern equatorial Pacific (EEP) cold tongue development, a salient feature of the tropical ocean, are intensely debated on geological time scales. Here, we reconstruct cold tongue evolution over the past 8 million years by computing changes in temperature gradient between the cold tongue and eastern Pacific warm by: 3. A Field Guide to Pacific Coast Fishes: North America (Peterson Field Guides) Paperback This book gives you many many helpful ways to identify fish in the pacific ocean--in fact, haven't found a fish yet that wasn't in this book, but dearly would love to find some of the fish that ARE in the book! Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. by:

      This new synthesis includes a section on plate kinematics, documenting the basis for a new interpretation of the magnetic anomaly patterns. It also includes: six chapters on various aspects of tectonics, petrologic characteristics, and hydrothermal processes of active ridges from the Galapagos Rift to the Juan de Fuca Ridge; a section on mid-plate volcanism, including the . A change in the water temperature of the eastern Pacific Ocean that produces cooler than usual surface water temperatures. La Nina An unusually long .


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