Indian Ocean Currents
The Indian Ocean is surrounded by huge landmass of Eurasia in the north and is only half the ocean. Hence the circulation in the South Indian Ocean is similar to the other two oceans while the circulation in the North Indian Ocean is completely different.
Coral Reefs : A Unique Marine Habitat
Corals are lime-secreting marine organisms which forms calcium carbonate structure when they decay, these structures are called reefs which is one of the most diverse habitats in the ocean
The Ocean's Tides - Causes and Types
The article covers details of tides, its types, mechanism, factors associated with ocean tides and its influence on the human activity
Atlantic Ocean Currents
Learn about various currents that form the circulation in the Atlantic Ocean and their influence on the coastal climate
Pacific Ocean Currents
Learn about the circulation pattern in the Pacific Ocean and understand how different ocean currents influence countries in the coastal areas of Pacific Ocean
Temperature Distribution of Oceans
The article explains the temperature profile of oceans. The vertical as well as the horizontal distribution of temperature in the ocean.
Ocean's Salinity and Salt Budget
The salinity of ocean water is usually around 35 parts per thousand on an average. Salinity affects the thermo-physical property of ocean water. Know more about the salinity of ocean in this article for UPSC CSE
Ocean Relief Features
Over 2/3rd of the earth's surface is covered with water. There are various relief features more grandeur and diverse than what we observe on the surface of Land. Read on to more about it