A Brief Explanation of Oceanic Circulation

View of the Atlantic Ocean from New Brunswick, Canada If you say hello to an ocean, it will wave back. Jokes aside, oceans are vast and formidable entities. Approximately 71% of our planet’s surface area consists of ocean, which is divided by continents into five large bodies of saltwater: Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific, and Southern. … Continue reading A Brief Explanation of Oceanic Circulation

A Brief Explanation of Atmospheric Circulation

The circulation of air throughout our planet is often perceived as a fascinating, yet complex phenomenon. Air circulates within the troposphere layer of the atmosphere, where its motion is driven by imbalances in temperature and by forces in pressure gradients. The distribution of such circulation differs according to three cells that divide the Earth’s northern … Continue reading A Brief Explanation of Atmospheric Circulation