The Ocean Planet

By |2018-01-17T18:20:57+05:30August 18th, 2014|

71% of the earth is covered by water of which 6% is ice. Therefore absorption of solar energy and evapo-transpiration  of water at the earth's surface are dominated by the oceans. These drive the earth's climate system. Heat is transferred frim the equator towards the poles by the atmosphere and the ocean. The atmosphere does [...]