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nutrient upwelling
(English) Divergence of water currents or the movement of surface water away from land can lead to a `welling-up' of deeper water; usually richer in nutrients than the surface water. (See also: divergence, upwelling, nutrients)
(French) Divergence de courants d'eau ou mouvement d'eau superficielle vers le large qui peuvent donner naissance à un upwelling d'eaux plus profondes, habituellement plus riches en éléments nutritifs que l'eau de la surface. (See also: divergence, upwelling, nutrients)
upwelling de nutrientes
(Portuguese) A divergência das correntes ou do movimento das águas de superfície pode provocar uma ascenção (upwelling) das camadas de água mais profundas, usualmente mais ricas em nutrientes. (See also: divergence, upwelling, nutrients)

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