Category Archives: oceans

Bay: A Large body of Water

A bay is a large body of water connected to an ocean or sea formed by an inlet of land due to the surrounding land blocking some waves and often reducing winds. Bays also exist in in-land environments as an … Continue reading

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California Current

The California Current is a Pacific Ocean current that moves southward along the western coast of North America, beginning off southern British Columbia and ending off southern Baja California Peninsula. It is one of five major coastal currents affiliated with upwelling … Continue reading

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लहरें, ज्वार-भाटा और महासागरीय धाराएँ:महासागरीय जल की गतियाँ

महासागरीय जल की गतियाँ महासागरों में होने वाली गतियों को मोटे तौर पर लहरों, ज्वार-भाटाओं व धाराओं में वर्गीकृत किया जाता है, जिनका विस्तृत विवरण नीचे दिया गया है: लहरें जब समुद्र के सतह का जल बारी–बारी से ऊपर चढ़ता … Continue reading

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‘Brown Ocean’ Can Fuel Inland Tropical Cyclones:Study

In the summer of 2007, Tropical Storm Erin stumped meteorologists. Most tropical cyclones dissipate after making landfall, weakened by everything from friction and wind shear to loss of the ocean as a source of heat energy. Not Erin. The storm … Continue reading

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