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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Atlantic Ocean


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The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's five oceans (after the Pacific Ocean, but larger than the Indian Ocean, Southern Ocean, and Arctic Ocean). The Kiel Canal (Germany), Oresund (Denmark-Sweden), Bosporus (Turkey), Strait of Gibraltar (Morocco-Spain), and the Saint Lawrence Seaway (Canada-US) are important strategic access waterways. The decision by the International Hydrographic Organization in the spring of 2000 to delimit a fifth world ocean, the Southern Ocean, removed the portion of the Atlantic Ocean south of 60 degrees south latitude. (from the CIA)
 
 

 

Economic Overview

The atlantic ocean provides some of the world's most heavily trafficked sea routes, between and within the eastern and western hemispheres. other economic activity includes the exploitation of natural resources, e.g., fishing, dredging of aragonite sands (the bahamas), and production of crude oil and natural gas (caribbean sea, gulf of mexico, and north sea).

Environmental Issues

Endangered marine species include the manatee, seals, sea lions, turtles, and whales; drift net fishing is hastening the decline of fish stocks and contributing to international disputes; municipal sludge pollution off eastern us, southern brazil, and eastern argentina; oil pollution in caribbean sea, gulf of mexico, lake maracaibo, mediterranean sea, and north sea; industrial waste and municipal sewage pollution in baltic sea, north sea, and mediterranean sea

Location

Body of water between africa, europe, the southern ocean, and the western hemisphere

Area

Total: 76.762 million sq km note: includes baltic sea, black sea, caribbean sea, davis strait, denmark strait, part of the drake passage, gulf of mexico, labrador sea, mediterranean sea, north sea, norwegian sea, almost all of the scotia sea, and other tributary water bodies

Slightly less than 6.5 times the size of the us

International Disputes

Some maritime disputes (see littoral states)

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

412663 Atlantic Ocean Jobs Found


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Aerotek - Tipton - posted about 13 hours ago
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Aerotek - New York - posted about 13 hours ago
Position: Production Worker Aerotek is seeking Construction Workers to work for a well reputable manufacturer of concrete building materials. We ma...
Aerotek - Greenfield - posted about 13 hours ago
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Aerotek - Mansfield - posted about 13 hours ago
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Aerotek - Iselin - posted about 13 hours ago
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