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16 terms
Dynamic Planet
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
outermost layer of the Earth, composed of solid rock
the rigid outer portion of the Earth comprised of the crust a…
region located directly below the lithosphere where mantle ro…
the zone within Earth that is located between the crust and c…
crust
outermost layer of the Earth, composed of solid rock
lithosphere
the rigid outer portion of the Earth comprised of the crust a…
29 terms
Dynamic Planet
Pelagic Sediment
Shelf
Erosion
Deep Zone
Fine-grained, deep organic sea sediment
Flooded edge of the continent
Process that rapidly transports large amounts of sediment fro…
Deepest part of the ocean floor
Pelagic Sediment
Fine-grained, deep organic sea sediment
Shelf
Flooded edge of the continent
23 terms
Dynamic Planet
Crust (continental)
Crust (oceanic)
Mantle (asthenosphere)
Lower Mantle
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
3.4-4.4grams/cm³... Partially Molten... Perodite ... 900-1600°C... Where…
4.4-5.6grams/cm³... Solid... Perodite... 1600-4000°C
Crust (continental)
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
Crust (oceanic)
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
152 terms
Dynamic Planet
Surface Currents
Wind
Gyre
Equator
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
These waves tend to be less than 3m high, and have wavelength…
Circular flow pattern of water caused by deflection of water…
Due to the warmth of the water, the molecules are slightly ex…
Surface Currents
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
Wind
These waves tend to be less than 3m high, and have wavelength…
23 terms
Dynamic Planet
Crust (continental)
Crust (oceanic)
Mantle (asthenosphere)
Lower Mantle
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
3.4-4.4grams/cm³... Partially Molten... Perodite ... 900-1600°C... Where…
4.4-5.6grams/cm³... Solid... Perodite... 1600-4000°C
Crust (continental)
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
Crust (oceanic)
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
177 terms
Dynamic Planet
Surface Currents
Wind
Gyre
Equator
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
Surface currents are powered by the sun and ______________
Circular flow pattern of water caused by deflection of water…
Due to the warmth of the water, the molecules are slightly ex…
Surface Currents
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
Wind
Surface currents are powered by the sun and ______________
416 terms
Dynamic Planet
Abyssal storm
Acoustic thermometry
Agnathans
Air pressure gradient
Unusually strong bottom current (of the order of 1.0 knot) th…
A method of determining ocean temperature by measuring the sp…
Also known as jawless fishes, members of this major fish grou…
A change in air pressure from one place to another, indicated…
Abyssal storm
Unusually strong bottom current (of the order of 1.0 knot) th…
Acoustic thermometry
A method of determining ocean temperature by measuring the sp…
19 terms
Dynamic Planet
seawater composition
seawater density
energy inputs and outputs
What drives the atmosphere?
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
Is what drives the atmosphere*
Energy Inputs and Outputs. (The Sun)
seawater composition
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
seawater density
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
25 terms
Dynamic Planet
How to navigate the EasyData menu
When EasyData doesn't automatically st…
What percentage of the Earth's surface…
What are the Oceans?
To select an option press the calculator key directly below t…
If EasyData is not already running on your calculator, press…
About 71 percent of the Earth's surface is water-covered, and…
The oceans are basins that are below sea - level and filled w…
How to navigate the EasyData menu
To select an option press the calculator key directly below t…
When EasyData doesn't automatically st…
If EasyData is not already running on your calculator, press…
28 terms
Dynamic Planet
Ocean Salinity Range
Describe areas of high and low ocean s…
As the salinity of ocean water increas…
What does an oceanographer do?
33-37 grams per liter.
The equator and both poles have lower salinity due to tropica…
The ocean water's density.
An oceanographer studies the depths, salt content, currents t…
Ocean Salinity Range
33-37 grams per liter.
Describe areas of high and low ocean s…
The equator and both poles have lower salinity due to tropica…
10 terms
Dynamic Planet
Tectonics Plates
Layers of the Earth
Tectonic Basins
Plates
A theory explaining the structure of the earth's crust and ma…
The interior structure of the Earth is layered in spherical s…
a low area in the Earth's crust, of tectonic origin, in which…
the two sub-layers of the earth's crust (lithosphere) that mo…
Tectonics Plates
A theory explaining the structure of the earth's crust and ma…
Layers of the Earth
The interior structure of the Earth is layered in spherical s…
152 terms
Dynamic Planet
Surface Currents
Wind
Gyre
Equator
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
These waves tend to be less than 3m high, and have wavelength…
Circular flow pattern of water caused by deflection of water…
Due to the warmth of the water, the molecules are slightly ex…
Surface Currents
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
Wind
These waves tend to be less than 3m high, and have wavelength…
7 terms
Dynamic Planet
Surface Waves
Body Waves
Raleigh Waves
Love Waves
...
P- Waves (Air, Liquid, Solid)... S- Waves (Only travels through…
...
...
Surface Waves
...
Body Waves
P- Waves (Air, Liquid, Solid)... S- Waves (Only travels through…
19 terms
Dynamic Planet
seawater composition
seawater density
energy inputs and outputs
What drives the atmosphere?
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
Is what drives the atmosphere*
Energy Inputs and Outputs. (The Sun)
seawater composition
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
seawater density
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
23 terms
Dynamic Planet
Crust (continental)
Crust (oceanic)
Mantle (asthenosphere)
Lower Mantle
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
3.4-4.4grams/cm³... Partially Molten... Perodite ... 900-1600°C... Where…
4.4-5.6grams/cm³... Solid... Perodite... 1600-4000°C
Crust (continental)
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
Crust (oceanic)
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
10 terms
dynamic planet
Increase
Increase
Increase
Epipelagic
At constant temperature, as the salinity of seawater increase…
From the equator, as latitude increases, does the Coriolis de…
From the equator, as latitude increases, does the Coriolis de…
In which ocean zone is the thermocline found in?
Increase
At constant temperature, as the salinity of seawater increase…
Increase
From the equator, as latitude increases, does the Coriolis de…
16 terms
Dynamic Planet
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
outermost layer of the Earth, composed of solid rock
the rigid outer portion of the Earth comprised of the crust a…
region located directly below the lithosphere where mantle ro…
the zone within Earth that is located between the crust and c…
crust
outermost layer of the Earth, composed of solid rock
lithosphere
the rigid outer portion of the Earth comprised of the crust a…
44 terms
Dynamic Planet
coriolis
Ekman spiral
salt water
Pycnocline
Causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemi…
refers to a structure of currents or winds near a horizontal…
(blank) is denser (salt water or fresh water)
Layer where density gradient is greatest in a body... of water
coriolis
Causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemi…
Ekman spiral
refers to a structure of currents or winds near a horizontal…
17 terms
Dynamic Planet...
Salinity
Denisty
Sources of salt
Rift Valley
How much salt is in the ocean water. The average salinity is…
The degree of compactness in a substance. The average density…
Comes from the rocks on land. Rain erodes rock and breaks it…
When two plates on the ocean floor separate, melted material…
Salinity
How much salt is in the ocean water. The average salinity is…
Denisty
The degree of compactness in a substance. The average density…
Dynamic Planet
Crust (continental)
Crust (oceanic)
Mantle (asthenosphere)
Lower Mantle
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
3.4-4.4grams/cm³... Partially Molten... Perodite ... 900-1600°C... Where…
4.4-5.6grams/cm³... Solid... Perodite... 1600-4000°C
Crust (continental)
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
Crust (oceanic)
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
97 terms
Dynamic Planet
Coriolis Effect
Thermohaline Circulation
Upwell
Rip current
The impact of Earth's rotation on its axis, the north and sou…
Water freezes, salt does not freeze, the water becomes more s…
To rise to the surface
Currents that flow perpendicularly to the shore
Coriolis Effect
The impact of Earth's rotation on its axis, the north and sou…
Thermohaline Circulation
Water freezes, salt does not freeze, the water becomes more s…
88 terms
Dynamic Planet
abyssal fan
bar-built estuary
continental rise
continental shelf
a fan-shaped sediment deposit at the base of a submarine canyon
an estuary / shallow lagoon separated from the open ocean by…
the gradual rise between the seafloor and continental slope;…
shallow, underwater edge of continental crust (average depth…
abyssal fan
a fan-shaped sediment deposit at the base of a submarine canyon
bar-built estuary
an estuary / shallow lagoon separated from the open ocean by…
90 terms
Dynamic Planet
Crust (continental)
Crust (oceanic)
Mantle (asthenosphere)
Lower Mantle
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
3.4-4.4grams/cm³... Partially Molten... Perodite ... 900-1600°C... Where…
4.4-5.6grams/cm³... Solid... Perodite... 1600-4000°C
Crust (continental)
Density: 2.7grams/cm³... Solid... Granite... Air temp: 900°C... 30km - 50…
Crust (oceanic)
3.3grams/cm³... Solid... Basalt... Air temp: 900°C... 7km thick
43 terms
Dynamic Planet
coriolis
Ekman spiral
salt water
Pycnocline
Causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemi…
refers to a structure of currents or winds near a horizontal…
(blank) is denser (salt water or fresh water)
Layer where density gradient is greatest in a body... of water
coriolis
Causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemi…
Ekman spiral
refers to a structure of currents or winds near a horizontal…
60 terms
Dynamic Planet
2004
smallest
29
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The Indian Ocean had a tsunami in _____.
The Arctic Ocean is the ______.
The earth is what percent land?
The earth is what percent water?
2004
The Indian Ocean had a tsunami in _____.
smallest
The Arctic Ocean is the ______.
200 terms
Dynamic Planet
3.5%
Cations
Anions
Cations and anions
% of ocean that is dissolved salts (include %)
All salts are made of positively charged _____
All salts are made of negatively charged ______
What are salts made of?
3.5%
% of ocean that is dissolved salts (include %)
Cations
All salts are made of positively charged _____
34 terms
Dynamic Planet
Rogue Waves
Crest
Trough
Wave height
Extremely large waves amongst really tiny ones
Highest point of wave
Lowest point of wave
Length of crest to trough
Rogue Waves
Extremely large waves amongst really tiny ones
Crest
Highest point of wave
41 terms
Dynamic Planet
oceans cover approximately ___% of the…
name the 7 parts of the ocean (what it…
name the 6 functions of the ocean
the total of all salts dissolved in se…
70
continental shelf, continental slope, continental rise, abyss…
regulate temperature, as a reservoir of resources, to dissolv…
salinity
oceans cover approximately ___% of the…
70
name the 7 parts of the ocean (what it…
continental shelf, continental slope, continental rise, abyss…
30 terms
Dynamic Planet
Parts of solids in water
Pelagic Zones
Coriolis Effect
Cline
Sodium 30.6% ... Chlorine 55%... Magnesium 7.7%... Sulfur 3.7% ... Calciu…
The rotation of the earth effecting currents and wind.
Parts of solids in water
Sodium 30.6% ... Chlorine 55%... Magnesium 7.7%... Sulfur 3.7% ... Calciu…
Pelagic Zones
24 terms
Dynamic Planet
Crust
Lithosphere
Mantle
Asthenosphere
the outer layer of earth
Solid portion of earth
Portion of earth between crust or earth
Region below lithosphere
Crust
the outer layer of earth
Lithosphere
Solid portion of earth
29 terms
Dynamic Planet
Pelagic Sediment
Shelf
Erosion
Deep Zone
Fine-grained, deep organic sea sediment
Flooded edge of the continent
Process that rapidly transports large amounts of sediment fro…
Deepest part of the ocean floor
Pelagic Sediment
Fine-grained, deep organic sea sediment
Shelf
Flooded edge of the continent
26 terms
Dynamic Planet Pictures
Accumulation
Cirque
Drumlin
Outwash plain
Accumulation
Cirque
25 terms
Dynamic Planet
Surface Currents
Gyre
Counter Currents
Asthenosphere
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
Circular flow pattern of water caused by deflection of water…
Currents flowing on surface in opposite direction to main cur…
A subdivision of the mantle situated below the lithosphere. T…
Surface Currents
These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribut…
Gyre
Circular flow pattern of water caused by deflection of water…
20 terms
Dynamic Planet
Acoustical Oceanography
The Ocean in Climate and Circulation
Coastal and Estuarine Processes
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Research on the propagation and scattering of sound in the oc…
The planetary-scale ocean circulation is the keystone of phys…
Polluted runoff and sewage, overfishing, and even global clim…
Geophysical fluid dynamics is the study of fluid motion on a…
Acoustical Oceanography
Research on the propagation and scattering of sound in the oc…
The Ocean in Climate and Circulation
The planetary-scale ocean circulation is the keystone of phys…
21 terms
Dynamic Planet
continental crust
oceanic crust
constructive plate boundary
destructive plate boundary
land based rock, main type is granite.
formed under sea, main type is basalt.
two oceanic plates moving apart.
oceanic plate meets continental
continental crust
land based rock, main type is granite.
oceanic crust
formed under sea, main type is basalt.
27 terms
Dynamic Planet
wave motion
wave fetch
swell
Coriolis effect
gravity pulls water in a crest downward and new falling water…
area of an ocean or lake surface over which wind blows in a c…
collection of waves moving away from a storm in the ocean
force that deflects wind, acts in a N/S direction and is alwa…
wave motion
gravity pulls water in a crest downward and new falling water…
wave fetch
area of an ocean or lake surface over which wind blows in a c…
19 terms
Dynamic Planet
seawater composition
seawater density
energy inputs and outputs
What drives the atmosphere?
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
Is what drives the atmosphere*
Energy Inputs and Outputs. (The Sun)
seawater composition
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
seawater density
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
16 terms
Dynamic Planet 2017
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mantle
outermost layer of the Earth, composed of solid rock
the rigid outer portion of the Earth comprised of the crust a…
region located directly below the lithosphere where mantle ro…
the zone within Earth that is located between the crust and c…
crust
outermost layer of the Earth, composed of solid rock
lithosphere
the rigid outer portion of the Earth comprised of the crust a…
63 terms
Dynamic Planet
Coriolis Effect
salinity
neap tide
high tide
an apparent force that as a result of the earth's rotation de…
saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water
a tide that occurs when the difference between high and low t…
a tide at its fullest, when the water reaches it's highest le…
Coriolis Effect
an apparent force that as a result of the earth's rotation de…
salinity
saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water
Dynamic Planet
Plate Tectonics
Lithosphere
Continental crust is composed primaril…
Oceanic crust is comprised primarily of
Theory that describes the large-scale movement of the Earth's…
Divided into tectonic plates, interact either by converging (…
Granitic rocks.
Basaltic rocks.
Plate Tectonics
Theory that describes the large-scale movement of the Earth's…
Lithosphere
Divided into tectonic plates, interact either by converging (…
19 terms
Dynamic Planet
seawater composition
seawater density
energy inputs and outputs
What drives the atmosphere?
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
Is what drives the atmosphere*
Energy Inputs and Outputs. (The Sun)
seawater composition
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
seawater density
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
9 terms
Dynamic planet
abyssal fan
cold seep/vent
basin floor
continental margin
underwater geological structures associated w/ large-scale se…
area of the ocean floor where hydrogen sulfide, methane and o…
found btw the continental margin and the mid-ocean ridge
boundary btw the continent and ocean basin and contains the s…
abyssal fan
underwater geological structures associated w/ large-scale se…
cold seep/vent
area of the ocean floor where hydrogen sulfide, methane and o…
20 terms
Dynamic Planet
Acoustical Oceanography
The Ocean in Climate and Circulation
Coastal and Estuarine Processes
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Research on the propagation and scattering of sound in the oc…
The planetary-scale ocean circulation is the keystone of phys…
Polluted runoff and sewage, overfishing, and even global clim…
Geophysical fluid dynamics is the study of fluid motion on a…
Acoustical Oceanography
Research on the propagation and scattering of sound in the oc…
The Ocean in Climate and Circulation
The planetary-scale ocean circulation is the keystone of phys…
20 terms
Dynamic Planet
Acoustical Oceanography
The Ocean in Climate and Circulation
Coastal and Estuarine Processes
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Research on the propagation and scattering of sound in the oc…
The planetary-scale ocean circulation is the keystone of phys…
Polluted runoff and sewage, overfishing, and even global clim…
Geophysical fluid dynamics is the study of fluid motion on a…
Acoustical Oceanography
Research on the propagation and scattering of sound in the oc…
The Ocean in Climate and Circulation
The planetary-scale ocean circulation is the keystone of phys…
Dynamic Planet
atoll
seamount
Abyssal Plain
Continental Shelf
a circle of coral islands that surrounds a lagoon.
a mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach…
an underwater plain on the deep ocean floor.
an underwater landmass which extends from a continent, result…
atoll
a circle of coral islands that surrounds a lagoon.
seamount
a mountain rising from the ocean seafloor that does not reach…
Dynamic Planet
Continental crust
oceanic crust
Divergent Plate Boundaries
Convergent Plate Boundaries
is composed primarily of granitic rocks; density of 2.7 g/cm^…
is comprised primarily of basaltic rocks; higher density than…
Usually associated with Mid-Ocean Ridges.
Usually associated with trenches.
Continental crust
is composed primarily of granitic rocks; density of 2.7 g/cm^…
oceanic crust
is comprised primarily of basaltic rocks; higher density than…
85 terms
Dynamic Planet
pedigree
apogee
neap tides
spring tides
when the moon & earth are closest to each other; once a month
when the moon & earth are the farthest from each other; once…
weak; created when the sun, earth and moon form a right angle…
strong; occurs when the sun, earth, and moon are aligned in a…
pedigree
when the moon & earth are closest to each other; once a month
apogee
when the moon & earth are the farthest from each other; once…
61 terms
Dynamic planet
wave motion
wave fetch
swell
Coriolis effect
gravity pulls water in a crest downward and new falling water…
area of an ocean or lake surface over which wind blows in a c…
collection of waves moving away from a storm in the ocean
force that deflects wind, acts in a N/S direction and is alwa…
wave motion
gravity pulls water in a crest downward and new falling water…
wave fetch
area of an ocean or lake surface over which wind blows in a c…
19 terms
Dynamic Planet
seawater composition
seawater density
energy inputs and outputs
What drives the atmosphere?
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
Is what drives the atmosphere*
Energy Inputs and Outputs. (The Sun)
seawater composition
Rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
seawater density
sea water is more dense. has different water mass so the ocea…
24 terms
dynamic planet
a sharp decline is called
Caused when sun and moon make right an…
atoll
sediment
thermocline
neap tide
Ring-shaped coral reef
Three types: Terrigenous, Biogenous,... Hydrogenous
a sharp decline is called
thermocline
Caused when sun and moon make right an…
neap tide
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