Berm

Science / Marine Biology / Berm: A broad area of low relief in the upper part of a beach

Bermuda High

Science / Weather / Bermuda High: A semi-permanent, subtropical area of high pressure in the North Atlantic Ocean that migrates east and west with varying central pressure. Depending on the season, it has different names. When it is d MORE

Sargasso Sea

Science / Tides and Currents / Sargasso Sea: The west central region of the sub-tropical gyre of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is bounded by the North Atlantic, Canary, North Equatorial, and Antilles Currents, and the Gulf Stream. It is character MORE

Azores High

Science / Weather / Azores High: A semi-permanent, subtropical area of high pressure in the North Atlantic Ocean that migrates east and west with varying central pressure. Depending on the season, it has different names. In the North MORE

Icelandic Low

Science / Weather / Icelandic Low: A semi-permanent, subpolar area of low pressure in the North Atlantic Ocean. Because of its broad area and range of central pressure, it is an area where migratory lows tend to slow down and deepen. I MORE

High Water Mark

Science / Tides and Currents / High Water Mark: A line or mark left upon tide flats, beach, or along shore objects indicating the elevation of the intrusion of high water. The mark may be a line of oil or scum on along shore objects, or a more or l MORE

Grain

Business / Construction / Grain: The direction, size, arrangement, appearance, or quality of the fibers in wood. MORE

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