What Is Upwelling?

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Upwelling is an oceanographic phenomenon in which deep, cold water rises toward the surface. It occurs when wind blow across the ocean surface and pushes water away then the water rises up from below the surface to replace the water that was pushed away.
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up·well·ing
[uhp-wel-ing]
NOUN
1.
an act or instance of welling up: an upwelling of public support; an upwelling of emotion in his voice.
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Oceanography the process by which warm, less-dense surface water is drawn away from along a shore by offshore currents and replaced by cold, denser water brought up from the subsurface.
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Upwelling is when benthic nutrients are raised to the surface of water. This usually occurs in regions that have a flow of water that brings about currents that have different temperatures.
Upwelling occurs when dense and cooler motion move towards the ocean's surface. As a result of upwelling an increase in fish productivity develops. You can find more information here: http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/eln/upw.rxml
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Upwelling is nutrient rich water which is wind driven and cooler moved toward the ocean's surface replacing nutrient starved, warmer surface water. Look here for more information:
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(ŭp-wĕl') intr.v. , -welled , -well·ing , -wells . To rise from a lower or inner source; well up: tears upwelling in my eyes.
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