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Deep Ocean Circulation

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Which of the following statements is correct in regards to the deep ocean circulation of water in the ocean?

A

The deep ocean circulation of water is called the ocean conveyor belt and is caused by the differences in temperature and salinity.

B

The deep ocean circulation of water is caused by hydrothermal vents that emit large amounts of hot, mineral rich water.

C

The deep ocean circulation of water is caused by convection currents in water that allow cold water to rise and warm water to sink.

D

The deep ocean circulation of water is called an ocean gyre and is caused by differences in wind movement and salinity.

E

The deep ocean circulation of water is caused by El Niño which is caused by differences in temperature and nutrients.