Major Ocean Currents Map

Biological Ocean Currents Influence

Connected One World Ocean

Water Currents considerably influences marine organisms & Coral Reefs.

These Currents conjointly shed pollution like nitrites, small plastic, as waves crash on beaches. ocean foam forms because the ocean churns up organic matter from alga decay, or from forms as this organic matter is churned up by ocean waves. Ocean Sea Foam is usually an indication of a healthy ocean ecosystem.

Think about the ocean Sea Horse that has restricted by limited mobility and are dependent about water currents to bring food cycle currents to bring nutrients or food to them and to conjointly distribute larvae and fruitful cells.

Sea-Horse-scaled
Algae-scaled

Marine Ecosystems Impact

Flora and Fauna, like algae like Phytoplankton or seaweed are supported by the ocean currents by supporting growth for not solely ocean plants however conjointly supports larger food chains that depend upon flora and algae as a part of their diets. Plastic Ocean Pollution floats in the ocean waters travels with ocean currents and inhabits sunlight flora and Fauna depends on and this plastic becomes so tiny it’s mixing with Phytoplanton and our marine animals are feeding on ocean plastic by mistake, causing great harm to both humans and sea animals.

Types of Ocean Currents

Currents are found in rivers, ponds, marshes and even swimming pools. Few bodies of water have the intricate system of currents that oceans do, though. Ranging from predictable tidal currents to fickle rip currents, ocean currents may be driven by tides, winds or differences in density. They profoundly affect the weather, marine transportation and the cycling of nutrients.

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Surface Currents
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Deep Ocean Currents
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Tidal Currents

To Understand Currents, it's best to start with understanding the waves. and how it plays a large role in creating energy.

The five major oceans wide gyres are the North Atlantic, South Atlantic North Pacific South Pacific, Indian Ocean, Ocean gyres and world map pacific of plastic pollution. The currents we see at the beach are called coastal currents that can affect land and wave formations. Currents travel around 5.6 miles per hour in warmer waters of the northern hemisphere and in the North Pacific moves much slower in cold water at 0.03 to 0.06 miles per hour.

Garbage patch Gyre known as a vortex of moving water

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Ocean Currents is how plastic is traveling from the mouth of rivers and landing on beaches on wave at a time. If the plastic doesn’t end up on beaches the ocean plastic keeps traveling or ends up in the vortex areas called gyres or a The Great Pacific garbage patch or other region vortex of our Ocean.

Earths Ocean's

"The Five bodies of water and the global ocean produces more then half oxygen humans breath."

Historically the Ocean was thought of having 4 oceans the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Arctic. Today we have Five Bodies Of Water and Our One World Ocean or Five oceans AKA Ocean 5, and two seas covering over 71 percent of the earths surface and over 97 percent of the earth’s water. Only 1% of earths water is freshwater and percent or two is part of our ice glaciers. With sea level rise just think of our ice melting and how a percent of earth would so be under water. The oceans of the world host over 230,000 marine animals species and more could be discovered as humans learn ways to explore the deepest sections of the ocean. We all share the same ocean our one world Ocean, learn more about how we can protect the microplastics that are harming fish and how we can support the ocean cleanup.

The Southern Ocean also known as the antarctic area.

The Antarctic ocean is the smallest of our oceans and the fourth largest and is full of wildlife and mountains of ice lastly throughout the year. Although this area is so cold humans have managed to live here. One of the largest setbacks is with global warming most of the ice mountains is expected to melt by 2040. The depth of The Antarctic Ocean is 23,740′ in depth. The Southern Ocean also known as the Antarctic Area: 7.849 million mi². 

How many people live in the Antarctic? No humans live in Antarctica permanently, but around 1,000 to 5,000 people live through the year at the science stations in Antarctica. The only plants and animals that can live in cold live there. The animals include penguins, seals, nematodes, tardigrades and mites.

Fun facts: Between Africa and Austral

Indian Ocean is located between Africa and Austral-Asia and the Southern Ocean. is the third largest of our oceans and covers a fifth ( 20%) of our earths surface. Until the mid 1800s the Indian Ocean was called the Eastern Oceans. The Indian Ocean is around 5.5 times the size of United States and is a warm body of water depending on the Ocean Currents of the Equator to help stabilize the temperatures. 

Atlantic Ocean ​boards North America, Africa, South America, and Europe. This Ocean is the second largest of our five oceans and home of the largest islands in the world. The Atlantic Ocean covers 1/5 of the earths surface and 29% of the waters surface area.

The Atlantic Ocean ranks the second for the most dangerous ocean waters in the world. This ocean water is usually affected by coastal winds, temperature of the water surface currents maps. 

6 Types of Plants That Live in the Atlantic Ocean

  • Kelp. Kelp grows in cold coastal waters. …
  • Seaweed. …
  • Seagrass. …
  • Red Algae. …
  • Coral and Algae. …
  • Coralline Algae.

Pacific Ocean Temperatures or conditions are split: cold in east, and warmer in west. In Oregon the body of water is average 54 degrees. Winter has huge Oregon King Tides leaving the norther waters super rough seas. 

Fun Facts For Youth:
Atolls are in the warmer conditions of the Pacific Ocean and are the Coral Sea Islands West of the Barrier Reef in Australia. Atolls are only found in the warm ocean waters, located in the southern water bodies of our ocean. 

Ocean Plastic
The Pacific Ocean is also the home for the most micro plastics floating in our oceans. The plastic are caused by humans littering by accident or just littering. Plastic pollution makes its way to the ocean in many directions by getting into street drains, rivers, blowing in the wind, or from fishing boats. learn about how some animals help lower plastic pollution.

6 Types of Plants That Live in the Pacific Ocean

  • Kelp. Kelp grows in cold coastal water bodies.
  • Seaweed
  • Seagrass
  • Red Algae
  • Coral and Algae
  • Coralline Algae

Why Is The Ocean Blue

Clean water is blue because water absorbs and reflects the blue sky as light bounces red light, red orange yellow, light spectrum of reflections of light as a significant to lowering sediments as for taking care of our wild rivers protective sediments runoff destroying our ocean.

Clean water is blue because water absorbs and reflects the blue sky as light bounces red light, red orange yellow, light spectrum of reflections of light as a significant to lowering sediments as for taking care of our wild rivers protective sediments runoff destroying our ocean. Ocean Blue feels beach cleanups conjointly facilitate the long wavelength of the blue color by lowering floating ocean plastics have to be compelled to facilitate keep our ocean blue by protecting clean water. because the ocean absorbs the red yellowness wavelength of light as the aspect of the white lightweight you’ll usually see a glimpse of reminder red etc once viewing the blue ocean reflections we tend to see most frequently. The blue color Lower floating sediments that may lower the short wavelengths of lightweight of sunshine spectrum that permits our ocean blue wavelengths reflections of sunshine to be the blue light color. Therefore removing plastic floating in our ocean helps permit blue ocean water and our water molecules of safe of blue water.

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