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According to fig. 14-1 wotf statements about the distribution of land and water is true?
The Southern Hemisphere is covered by much more water than the Northern Hemisphere
where trenches dont exist, the steep continental slope merges into a more gradual incline known as the continental _____
wotf can submersibles do
(both) collect data about areas of the ocean that were previously unreachable by humans and remain underwater for long periods of time
important mineral deposits, including large reservoirs of oil and natural gas, are associated w/
wotf occurs @ the continental margin in the pacific ocean? volcanic activity, earthquakes, plate interactions
all of the above
mineral-rich water, heated by newly formed oceanic crust, escapes through cracks in the ocean floor called _____
the persian gulf, the gulf of mexico, and the north sea are all known for their reserves of what ocean resource
what is one disadvantage of using gas hydrates
they rapidly break down at surface temps and pressures
when seawater evaporates, the concentration of salts increases until wotf occurs
the salts precipitate out of solution
fig 15-1 shows the productivity of diatoms and zooplankton in polar oceans, according to fig 15-1, when does zooplankton biomass peak compared to the peak of diatom productivity
zooplankton peak later
fig 15-1 shows the productivity of diatoms and zooplankton in polar oceans. According to fig 15-1, when does zooplankton biomass decline in polar oceans
which animal would have the greatest chance of survival
one fed through a food web and with a wide variety of prey
b/c of the coriolis effect, ocean currents in the northern hemisphere are deflected to the ___
the rising of cold water from deeper layers to replace warmer surface water is called ____
according to the conveyor belt model of ocean circulation, what happens when water reaches the poles
the salinity of the water increases
which statement best describes the tidal pattern shown in fig 16-1
there is a single high tide and a single low tide each day
the movement of water that parallels the shore within the surf zone is called ____
waves in shallow water become bent and negin to run parallel to shore, a process known as ______
a sandbar that completely crosses a bay, closing it off from the open ocean, is a _____
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