Discuss the significance of ocean currents in regulating the Earth’s climate. Provide examples of major ocean currents and their effects.

Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena  Q2. Discuss the significance of ocean currents in regulating the Earth’s climate. Provide examples of major ocean currents and their effects. Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insightsias Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1. Key Demand of the question: Discuss how ocean …

Impact of Antarctic ice melting on Ocean currents

GS Paper 1/3  Syllabus: Salient features of the World’s Physical Geography/ Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation    Source: IE   Context: According to a new study, an alarming effect on the global temperature, the marine food chain and the stability of ice shelves is being caused by the Antarctic ice sheet’s rapid melting.   Background: …

Explain the primary and secondary factors responsible for the formation of ocean currents.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Explain the primary and secondary factors responsible for the formation of ocean currents. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1. Key Demand of the question: To bring out …

Explain the primary and secondary factors responsible for the formation of ocean currents. (250 words)

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Explain the primary and secondary factors responsible for the formation of ocean currents. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable. …

What is the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC)?

GS Paper 1 Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena   Context: According to a recent study, the Atlantic Ocean’s current system-AMOC, an engine of the Northern Hemisphere’s climate, could be weakening to such an extent that it could soon bring big changes to the world’s weather. Climate models have shown that the AMOC is at its weakest …