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What causes an upwelling?

Updated: 8/11/2023
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∙ 10y ago

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Along coasts, this is caused by winds blowing at a right angle to the shoreline. The surface water is pushed away, bringing deep, cold water (rich in nutrients) to the surface.

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∙ 12y ago
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∙ 13y ago

. Upwelling is water rising from deep in the ocean to the surface. It can be caused by wind or density currents

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∙ 12y ago

Prevailing winds and the Coriolis effect...

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∙ 10y ago

when surface water becomes dense and saltier.

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∙ 13y ago

wind

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