antarctic bottom water

антарктические придонные воды

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Antarctic Bottom Water — The Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) is a type of water mass in the seas surrounding Antarctica with temperatures ranging from 0 to 0.8◦ C, salinities from 34.6 to 34.7 psu, and a density near 27.88Specify|date=August 2007. AABW is formed in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Antarctic bottom water — noun a dense mass of water in the deep seas around Antarctica, formed mainly in the Weddell and Ross seas, which flows around Antarctica and then northerly to enter the oceans, passing through and mixing with the water of the Antarctic… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bottom water — is the lowermost water mass in a water body, by its bottom, with distinct characteristics, in terms of physics, chemistry, and ecology.OceanologyIn oceanology, bottom water is by the ocean floor. It has characteristics are markedly distinct from… …   Wikipedia

  • bottom water — Lowermost layer of ocean water that can be distinguished by its characteristic low temperature, high density, and low oxygen content compared with surface waters. Most bottom waters are formed near Antarctica during the southern winter. The… …   Universalium

  • water mass — n. a large body of oceanic water usually identified by a well defined relationship between temperature and salinity or chemical content: usually a mixture of two or more such bodies, each having a specified temperature and salinity * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • Water mass — An oceanographic water mass is an identifiable body of water which has physical properties distinct from surrounding water. Properties include temperature, salinity, chemical isotopic ratios, and other physical quantities. Common water masses in… …   Wikipedia

  • Antarctic krill — Taxobox name = Antarctic krill image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Crustacea classis = Malacostraca ordo = Euphausiacea familia = Euphausiidae genus = Euphausia species = E. superba binomial = Euphausia superba… …   Wikipedia

  • Bottom trawling — The Celtic Explorer, a research vessel engaged in bottom trawling …   Wikipedia

  • Antarctic regions — Antarctica and the southern waters of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans (the term Antarctic Ocean is sometimes used, inappropriately). Much of the area is characterized by subpolar conditions; ice shelves and sea ice extend well beyond the …   Universalium

  • Water — This article is about general aspects of water. For a detailed discussion of its properties, see Properties of water. For other uses, see Water (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Color of water — For the book by James McBride, see The Color of Water. Water portal …   Wikipedia

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