Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 53 - The Physical Environment and Biogeography of Life - 53.2 - Global Climate Is a Fundamental Component of the Physical Environment - 53.2 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1148: 2


Winds such as the trade winds are capable of moving surface currents through frictional drag. The patterns of water movement created by low-altitude winds set up rotating circulation patterns across the globe called gyres.

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