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  • n. Plural form of upwelling.

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Examples

  • In coastal regions, climate variations can significantly alter the flow of nutrient-rich waters-known as upwellings-which sustain fish populations that feed millions in sub-Saharan Africa.

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  • In coastal regions, climate variations can significantly alter the flow of nutrient-rich waters - known as upwellings - which sustain fish populations that feed millions in sub-Saharan Africa.

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  • The most important undercurrent is the Equatorial Undercurrent that flows from the west, producing upwellings of cool water rich in nutrients near western shores.

    Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador

  • It was also true that any number of natural phenomena, ranging from radioactive upwellings from the planetary core to local stellar mass ejections to the action of distant supernovae could easily summarily sterilize this world.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Seize the Fire

  • As ordinary people start to realise that this thing is not only happening, it is happening to them, we can see anxiety giving way to the first upwellings of an inchoate rage and despair that will transform Irish politics ...

    Rory Fitzgerald: Irish Economic Crisis: Will Ireland Leave Europe and Join the United States?

  • There is also an equatorial undercurrent that flows along the equator from the west, producing upwellings of cool water rich in nutrients when they hit the underwater base of islands.

    Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection, Panama

  • The LME is characterized by a wide shelf, and features macrotides and upwellings along the shelf edge.

    Guyana

  • Water circulation is very complex, governed by properties of the Coral Sea, land run-off, evaporation, the south-east trade winds, forced upwellings due to strong tidal currents in narrow reef passages and coastal waters including mangroves.

    Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, Australia

  • As soon as I had the file in hand it would smother any new upwellings I might have.

    THE ANTHOLOGIST

  • Data Road Trip: A national map of the statistical hotspots for crises and upwellings of faith and religion, including the Bronx, with the highest abortion rate in the nation; Arkansas, where the divorce rate is highest; and LA County, with the largest number of Hindu temples.

    Boing Boing

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