Humboldt Current


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Humboldt Current

[′həm‚bōlt ¦kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
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Environmental conditions of the Humboldt Current System (HCS) are quite stable compared with those of other coastal ecosystems at similar latitudes, in terms of primary production and fluctuations of intraannual temperature and oxygen conditions (e.
Recurrent, thermally-induced shifts of species distribution range: the fate of living in the Humboldt Current Upwelling System.
The Humboldt Current System of northern and central Chile: oceanographic processes, ecological interactions and socioeconomic feedback.
The climate with the Humboldt current, the intense equatorial sun, and the dramatic climate change that occurs as the altitude increases (100 degrees at sea level, 50-60 degrees at 900 feet) the Gonzalez family improved and expanded the plantation to its present size of 200 ha.
All experts consulted by Thor before World War II ridiculed his theory that American Indians rode the Humboldt Current to Polynesia.
If Heyerdahl could ride the Humboldt Current from penury to fortune with a crew of five, could a solitary voyager ride even higher?
Thor wondered how well totora reed boats--also known as balsas--might ride the Humboldt Current.
In 1955 Eduard took over in Talara, hoping to make the first color film of a Humboldt Current voyage to Polynesia.
Amid much hullabaloo, the raft was towed from Callao into the Humboldt Current on April 12, 1959.
In these regions, the Humboldt Current from the Pacific Ocean contributes cool breezes and early morning fog, resulting in slower grape maturation, eliciting crisp and fragrant aromas from the grapes.

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