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16 terms
Ocean
island
ocean current
plankton
submarine
stream of either cold or warm water that moves in a definite…
Microscopic organisms that float and drift in the ocean water…
A watercraft specially constructed to travel underwater
island
ocean current
stream of either cold or warm water that moves in a definite…
11 terms
The ocean
ocean
fish
whales
dolphin
ocean
fish
7 terms
Ocean
Sunlight
seawater
Saline/Salt
Tsunami
light from the sun
water from the sea or ocean
salt
a long high sea wave caused from an earthquake
Sunlight
light from the sun
seawater
water from the sea or ocean
20 terms
Ocean
Two ocean floors
Two Evironmental zones
Technology
Characteristics
Deep ocean margin and continental margin
basin and plegic
sonar, satellites, and submarines
Temperature, lights, and depth
Two ocean floors
Deep ocean margin and continental margin
Two Evironmental zones
basin and plegic
17 terms
Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Salt
Location and depth of water
Smallest ocean.
Largest ocean.
Substance found in all ocean water.
Factors that affect the temperature of ocean water.
Arctic Ocean
Smallest ocean.
Pacific Ocean
Largest ocean.
Ocean
HMS Challenger
Polynesians
Sonar
SCUBA
3 1/2 year trip "mapped" the ocean floor, dragged the bottom,…
some of the earliest explorers (Hawaii)
sound wave imaging
self-contained underwater breathing apparatus
HMS Challenger
3 1/2 year trip "mapped" the ocean floor, dragged the bottom,…
Polynesians
some of the earliest explorers (Hawaii)
Ocean
Ocean Basin
Tidal Bulge
Graviton Force
cyclical motion
result of tectonic forces and processes that result depressio…
when the water is pulled towards the moon as a net result of…
sun's gravity pulls on Earth causing it to move around it
a repetitive process in which events reoccur in a given order
Ocean Basin
result of tectonic forces and processes that result depressio…
Tidal Bulge
when the water is pulled towards the moon as a net result of…
6 terms
Ocean
convection current
Coriolis effect
deep currents
ocean current
the movement of water or air that results from density differ…
the apparent curving of the path of a moving object from an o…
movement of ocean water far below the surface caused by diffe…
the movement of ocean water that follows a regular pattern
convection current
the movement of water or air that results from density differ…
Coriolis effect
the apparent curving of the path of a moving object from an o…
12 terms
OCEAN
Salinity
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
altiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water.
a device used for finding things that are underwater by using…
extension of the continent's landmass under the ocean
a steep slope separating a continental shelf and a deep ocean…
Salinity
altiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water.
Sonar
a device used for finding things that are underwater by using…
13 terms
ocean
photic zone
aphotic zone
neritic zone
benthos
sunlight region near the surface of water
permanently dark layer of the oceans below the photic zone
Area of ocean that extends from the low-tide line out to the…
organisms that live attached to or near the ocean floor
photic zone
sunlight region near the surface of water
aphotic zone
permanently dark layer of the oceans below the photic zone
12 terms
OCEAN
Salinity
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
altiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water.
a device used for finding things that are underwater by using…
extension of the continent's landmass under the ocean
a steep slope separating a continental shelf and a deep ocean…
Salinity
altiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water.
Sonar
a device used for finding things that are underwater by using…
14 terms
Ocean
Coral
Creatures
Submersible
Scuba diving gear
Type of ocean plant
Type of living thing
Another word for submarine
Gear you use to scuba dive
Coral
Type of ocean plant
Creatures
Type of living thing
12 terms
OCEAN
Salinity
Sonar
Continental shelf
Continental slope
altiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water.
a device used for finding things that are underwater by using…
extension of the continent's landmass under the ocean
a steep slope separating a continental shelf and a deep ocean…
Salinity
altiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water.
Sonar
a device used for finding things that are underwater by using…
15 terms
Ocean
Estuary
Intertidal Zone
Neritic Zone
Oceanic Zone
Shoreline areas where fresh water from rivers mixes with salt…
The area of ocean between high tide and low tide.
The shallow area of ocean from the intertidal zone to the edg…
The area of ocean past the neritic zone. Also called the open…
Estuary
Shoreline areas where fresh water from rivers mixes with salt…
Intertidal Zone
The area of ocean between high tide and low tide.
18 terms
Ocean
sea level
salinity
thermocline
wave
level of the oceans' surfaces
amount of salts dissolved in seawater
transitional ocean layer between the warm surface and the col…
rhythmic movement that carries energy through matter or space
sea level
level of the oceans' surfaces
salinity
amount of salts dissolved in seawater
17 terms
Ocean
Salinity
Oceans
Poles
Equator
The measure of dissolved salt in a solution. The Poles have h…
Large bodies of salt water. They make up 97% of the Earth's w…
The North Pole and South Pole are located at the top and bott…
The Equator is located around the center of the Earth. Here t…
Salinity
The measure of dissolved salt in a solution. The Poles have h…
Oceans
Large bodies of salt water. They make up 97% of the Earth's w…
14 terms
Ocean
pelagic environment
benthic environment
plankton
benthos
All the open ocean water
the region near the bottom of a pond, lake, or ocean
Microscopic organisms that float and drift in the ocean water…
organisms (plants and animals) that live at or near the botto…
pelagic environment
All the open ocean water
benthic environment
the region near the bottom of a pond, lake, or ocean
19 terms
Ocean
Abyssal Zone
aphotic zone
benthic zone
Benthos
subdivision of the benthic zone characterized by extremely hi…
portion of the ocean where there is no sulight
Marine life zone that includes any sea bottom surface regardl…
organisms (plants and animals) that live at or near the botto…
Abyssal Zone
subdivision of the benthic zone characterized by extremely hi…
aphotic zone
portion of the ocean where there is no sulight
36 terms
Ocean
the part of the continent covered by w…
the shallow sea floor between the shor…
steep slope from the continental shelf…
raised wedge in the continental margin…
continental margin
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
the part of the continent covered by w…
continental margin
the shallow sea floor between the shor…
continental shelf
6 terms
The Ocean
Salinity
Current
Coriolis Effect
Climate
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
A large stream of moving water that flows through the ocean
The effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and…
The average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
Salinity
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
Current
A large stream of moving water that flows through the ocean
11 terms
THE OCEAN
A narrow valley in the ocean floor
An undersea mountain who stop rises ou…
An underwater habitat that can form in…
land that slopes into the ocean water
TRENCH
Island
Coral Reef
Continental Shelf
A narrow valley in the ocean floor
TRENCH
An undersea mountain who stop rises ou…
Island
18 terms
Ocean
Intertidal zone
Neritic zone
Pelagic zone
Benthic zone
~the beach
~coastline
~open ocean
~seafloor
Intertidal zone
~the beach
Neritic zone
~coastline
12 terms
ocean
fins
gulf steam
whale shark
sunlit zone
what is a adaptation for a shark
what is the stream that goes all the way to florida to france
whats a animal that people can ride on
what is the first layer of the ocean
fins
what is a adaptation for a shark
gulf steam
what is the stream that goes all the way to florida to france
10 terms
Ocean
Geography
Environment
Gulf
Bay
Study of earth's surface
Surroundings or conditions
Portion of ocean enclosed by land
Water forming shoreline
Geography
Study of earth's surface
Environment
Surroundings or conditions
25 terms
Ocean
Are organisms that float near the ocea…
Are the free swimming organisms of the…
are organisms that live on or in the o…
Is the entire volume in the ocean.
Plankton
Nekton
Benthos
Pelagic Environment
Are organisms that float near the ocea…
Plankton
Are the free swimming organisms of the…
Nekton
11 terms
Ocean
Intertidal zone
Nertic zone
open ocean zone
Plankton
An area that streches from the highest high-tide line on land…
the area of the ocean that extends from the low-tide out to t…
the deepest, darkest area of the ocean beyond the edhe of the…
tiny algae and animals that float in the water that are carri…
Intertidal zone
An area that streches from the highest high-tide line on land…
Nertic zone
the area of the ocean that extends from the low-tide out to t…
31 terms
ocean
oceanography
bathymetry
sonar
submersible
Study of Earth's oceans
the measurement of ocean depths and the charting of the shape…
sound navigation and ranging
An underwater vehicle built of strong materials to resist pre…
oceanography
Study of Earth's oceans
bathymetry
the measurement of ocean depths and the charting of the shape…
48 terms
ocean
Seasons
warm and cold front
wind systems
gyres
Earth's tilt in combination with its orbit around the Sun cau…
warm front: warm air mass moves to colder are
Major currents in ocean systems, bring warm water from the tr…
Seasons
Earth's tilt in combination with its orbit around the Sun cau…
warm and cold front
warm front: warm air mass moves to colder are
26 terms
Ocean
Deep Current
Gravity
Tidal Range
Water vapor
a stream like movement of ocean water far below the surface
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
The difference in levels of ocean water at high tide and low…
water in the form of a gas
Deep Current
a stream like movement of ocean water far below the surface
Gravity
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
10 terms
OCEAN
surface currents
coriolis effect
deep currents
el niño
The water at the ocean surface is moved primarily by winds th…
the movement of the path of a moving object.
a stream like movement of ocean water far below the surface
el niño is a change in the water temperature in the eastern p…
surface currents
The water at the ocean surface is moved primarily by winds th…
coriolis effect
the movement of the path of a moving object.
Ocean
Salinity
Thermocline
Rift valley
Seamount
A layer of water of the amount of dissolved salts and other s…
A layer of ocean water extending from 300 m below sea level i…
A valley that forms in a rift zone between diverging tectonic…
An individual mountain of volcanic material on the abyssal pl…
Salinity
A layer of water of the amount of dissolved salts and other s…
Thermocline
A layer of ocean water extending from 300 m below sea level i…
16 terms
Ocean
Salinity
Thermocline
Ocean trench
Nekton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
In water, a distinctive temperature transition zone that sepa…
Deep valley in the ocean floor that forms along a subduction…
All organisms that swim actively in open water, independent o…
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Thermocline
In water, a distinctive temperature transition zone that sepa…
10 terms
Ocean
Salinity
Thermocline
Abyssal plain
Mid-ocean ridge
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A layer in a body of water in which water temperature drops w…
A large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin.
A long, undersea mountain chain that forms as the magma rises…
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Thermocline
A layer in a body of water in which water temperature drops w…
16 terms
Ocean
Salinity
Thermocline
Nekton
Desalination
Salinity is the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body…
The thermocline is the transition layer between the mixed lay…
aquatic animals that are able to swim and move independently…
Desalination, desalinization, and desalinisation refer to any…
Salinity
Salinity is the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body…
Thermocline
The thermocline is the transition layer between the mixed lay…
29 terms
Ocean
Algae
Algal Bloom
Asexual Reproduction
Autotrophs
photosynthetic plantlike protists
The rapid growth of a population of algae
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
Organisms that obtain energy by making their own food
Algae
photosynthetic plantlike protists
Algal Bloom
The rapid growth of a population of algae
38 terms
Oceans
Producer
Species
Population
Population explosion
a green plant that can make its own food using sunlight e.g.…
a group of organisms that can interbreed to produce fertile o…
the number of organisms of one species found in a particular…
Rapid uncontrolled growth of a population
Producer
a green plant that can make its own food using sunlight e.g.…
Species
a group of organisms that can interbreed to produce fertile o…
16 terms
ocean
salinity
up-welling
down-welling
chemo-synthesis
is the measure of all the salts dissolved in water.
is a process in which deep, cold water rises toward the surface
the downward movement of fluid, especially in the sea, the at…
the synthesis of organic compounds by bacteria or other livin…
salinity
is the measure of all the salts dissolved in water.
up-welling
is a process in which deep, cold water rises toward the surface
17 terms
Ocean
Salinity
Thermo Cline
Water Cycle
Mid-Ocean Ridge
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A thermocline (sometimes metalimnion in lakes) is a thin but…
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
An underwater moutain chain where new ocean floor is formed
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Thermo Cline
A thermocline (sometimes metalimnion in lakes) is a thin but…
12 terms
Ocean
Africa
Antarctica
Asia
Australia
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Africa
Indian Ocean
Antarctica
Southern Ocean
13 terms
Ocean
Salinity
Thermocline
Rift valley
SeMount
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts and other solids i…
A layer of ocean water extending from 300 m below sea level t…
A linear shaped lowland between several highlands or mountain…
A mountain rising from a ocean seafloor that does not reach t…
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts and other solids i…
Thermocline
A layer of ocean water extending from 300 m below sea level t…
21 terms
Ocean
biological pump
blooms
buoyancy
compensation depth
The movement of CO2 that enters the ocean from the atmosphere…
- algae that grow into populations that grow out of control i…
the ability of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object…
In aquatic ecosystems, the depth of the water column at which…
biological pump
The movement of CO2 that enters the ocean from the atmosphere…
blooms
- algae that grow into populations that grow out of control i…
21 terms
ocean
biological pump
blooms
buoyancy
compensation depth
The movement of CO2 that enters the ocean from the atmosphere…
- algae that grow into populations that grow out of control i…
The ability of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object…
In aquatic ecosystems, the depth of the water column at which…
biological pump
The movement of CO2 that enters the ocean from the atmosphere…
blooms
- algae that grow into populations that grow out of control i…
17 terms
Ocean
Salinity
Thermo Cline
Water Cycle
Mid Ocean Ridge
the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water
a steep temperature gradient in a body of water such as a lak…
the cycle of processes by which water circulates between the…
a long, seismically active submarine ridge system situated in…
Salinity
the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water
Thermo Cline
a steep temperature gradient in a body of water such as a lak…
13 terms
Ocean
average
echo
canyon
beneath
the level, amount, or degree of something that is typical of…
to make a sound repeat by the reflection of sound waves
a long deep valley with very steep sides made of rock
in, at, or to a lower position or less superficial level than…
average
the level, amount, or degree of something that is typical of…
echo
to make a sound repeat by the reflection of sound waves
76 terms
Ocean
issues
communication
particular
movemnts
قضايا
تواصل
مخصص
خطوات
issues
قضايا
communication
تواصل
8 terms
Ocean
Common Fang tooth
Swordfish
Clownfish
Hawks bill Turtle
They are dark colored - either solid brown or black. They hav…
This species gets its common name from the long, sword-like b…
They live within the tentacles of a variety of venomous anemo…
They get it common name from the shape of its curved, pointed…
Common Fang tooth
They are dark colored - either solid brown or black. They hav…
Swordfish
This species gets its common name from the long, sword-like b…
25 terms
Ocean
The continental margin and the deep-oc…
The continental shelf, slope, and rise
The abyssal plain
The benthic and pelagic environments
What are the two divisions of the ocean floor?
What three subdivisions is the continental margin divided into.
The deep-ocean basin is divided into what subdivision?
What are the two major environments of the ocean?
The continental margin and the deep-oc…
What are the two divisions of the ocean floor?
The continental shelf, slope, and rise
What three subdivisions is the continental margin divided into.
20 terms
Ocean
Density
Salinity
Current
Deep current
Mass / Volume
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A flow of electric charge.
a streamlike movement of ocean water far below the surface
Density
Mass / Volume
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
205 terms
Ocean
sunlight waves go _______ through wate…
the sun has to ______ when entering wa…
When waves change speed it _____
Waves change directions when _______
slower
slow down
bends or refracts
different parts of the wave are traveling at different speeds
sunlight waves go _______ through wate…
slower
the sun has to ______ when entering wa…
slow down
20 terms
Ocean
current
75%
Pressure
weather
steady streamlike movement of "matter" in one direction, (can…
of the earth's surface is covered in water, mostly by the oce…
deeper you go the higher the pressure, this make it hard to e…
the weather is greatly influenced by the oceans the sun heats…
current
steady streamlike movement of "matter" in one direction, (can…
75%
of the earth's surface is covered in water, mostly by the oce…
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