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Asked in Energy, Earth Sciences, Chemical Energy
What is the main source of energy for convection in the atmosphere and the oceans?
The Sun is the main source of energy for convection in the atmosphere and the oceans. The Sun, heat radiated form the Sun is the main source of energy driving convection in the atmosphere and oceans. There is also a small input form geothermal energy. ...
Asked in Oceans and Seas
What is the major source of energy that powers the convection currents in the atmosphere and ocean?
Vertical convection in both the ocean and atmosphere is caused by uneven HEATing. The source of energy for convection in the ocean and atmosphere is heating from the sun. ...
Asked in Energy, Bodies of Water
The movement of energy through a body of water is a?
The movement of energy through a fluid by the movement of its molecules is known as convection. To observe convection place a heat source by a glass of liquid and observe the changes in temperature inside the liquid from convection. ...