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This is a colour map showing the Earth's main ocean gyres - mounded circular currents - and the Antarctic circumpolar current. Segments of each gyre are colour-coded to show cold and warm currents.
This is a colour map of the region around the Tasman Sea showing the ocean currents that influence the climate of south-eastern Australia and New Zealand. Different colours are used to identify warm and cold currents.
This is a colour video clip in which Dr Phil Sutton, a physical oceanographer from New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, details the reasons for collecting data on the temperature and salinity of the oceans. It includes sequences showing Dr Sutton at work.
This is a web page consisting of an overview and two illustrations of practice on the GeogSpace website, a resource for teachers. The focus is on a student's understanding of the earth, as represented by a world map and a globe. Illustration 1 is a set of activities using a globe of the world as a model of the earth. Illustration ...