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One important connection between seawater chemistry and Earth's surface
Solar energy received at earth's surface is high in the zones centered around about 20 degrees N and S because
There areas are generally clear and not covered by clouds
The Great North Pole Garbage Patch
Is held together in part by the North Pacific Gyre & Circulates in a clockwise direction
Nearly 98% of global fish production occurs
In shelf and coastal upwelling regions
There's more dissolved CO2 in oceanic deep water than in surface waters because
Organisms that respire produce CO2 in deep water & Photosynthesis in surface water uses CO2
During the course of a year, Earth is closest to the sun
Which of the following is/are true about the temperature-depth relationship for seawater?
Tropical regions have the highest surface water temp.& Deep water has about the same temperature for each latitudinal zone.
More gas can be dissolved in cold seawater than in warm seawater
Hurricanes strengthen and gain energy by
Release of latent heat at high elevation within the eye, which causes air to warm-up and rise
Ocean chemistry is a balance of inputs/outputs
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