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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…
Ocean
Deep Current
Tidal Range
Water vapor
Groundwater
a stream like movement of ocean water far below the surface
The difference in levels of ocean water at high tide and low…
water in the form of a gas
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
Deep Current
a stream like movement of ocean water far below the surface
Tidal Range
The difference in levels of ocean water at high tide and low…
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
The ocean
ocean
fish
whales
dolphin
ocean
fish
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
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
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.
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 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…
5 terms
Ocean
tide pool
wave
beach
immense
A collection of water retained after the ocean's tide goes out.
tide pool
A collection of water retained after the ocean's tide goes out.
wave
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…
5 terms
ocean
a starfish
a shark
a dophin
a whale
a starfish
a shark
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…
Ocean
energy
generated
inlet
shallow
Ability to do work
produced
a narrow strip of water that extends from a body of water int…
not deep
energy
Ability to do work
generated
produced
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
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.
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…
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
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
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…
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
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
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
6 terms
The Ocean
big
waves
tiny
huge
something that is large in size.
a large mass of water on the sea or a lake.
something that is very small.
something that is very large
big
something that is large in size.
waves
a large mass of water on the sea or a lake.
5 terms
The Ocean
shallow
surface
depth
seaweed
the opposite of deep
the area at the top of something, often flat
the distance from the top or surface down
a plant that grows in the sea
shallow
the opposite of deep
surface
the area at the top of something, often flat
6 terms
ocean
sodium chloride
lowering
increases
greater
substance known as table salt
rain,snow,and melting ice and fresh water
evaporation
salt waters density
sodium chloride
substance known as table salt
lowering
rain,snow,and melting ice and fresh water
ocean
species
prairies
ocean
forest
species
prairies
18 terms
Ocean
Intertidal zone
Neritic zone
Pelagic zone
Benthic zone
~the beach
~coastline
~open ocean
~seafloor
Intertidal zone
~the beach
Neritic zone
~coastline
23 terms
Ocean
Ocean
Marine Ecosystem
Oceanic Zones
Food Chain
A large body of salt water
Aquatic system of interactions between organisms in salt wate…
Extend from the continental shelves into the open ocean
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
Ocean
A large body of salt water
Marine Ecosystem
Aquatic system of interactions between organisms in salt wate…
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
5 terms
ocean
ocean
fish
seaweed
whale shark
A large body of salt water that contains marine creatures.
a... An ectothermic vertebrate that lives in the water and has f…
"Seaweed" is the common name for countless species of marine…
The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving filter-fee…
ocean
A large body of salt water that contains marine creatures.
fish
a... An ectothermic vertebrate that lives in the water and has f…
Ocean
Ocean
Marine Ecosystem
Oceanic Zones
Food Chain
A large body of salt water
Aquatic system of interactions between organisms in salt wate…
extend from the continental shelves into the open ocean
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
Ocean
A large body of salt water
Marine Ecosystem
Aquatic system of interactions between organisms in salt wate…
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
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
24 terms
ocean
ocean
marine ecosystem
oceanic zones
food chain
A large body of salt water
Includes ocean and sea areas; high salt content
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
ocean
A large body of salt water
marine ecosystem
Includes ocean and sea areas; high salt content
ocean
ocean
marine ecosystem
oceanic zone
food chain
A large body of salt water
Includes ocean and sea areas; high salt content
vast open ocean from the edge of the continental shelf outward
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
ocean
A large body of salt water
marine ecosystem
Includes ocean and sea areas; high salt content
16 terms
ocean
aquaculture
nodule
sonar
continental shelf
the cultivation of seafood
solid, round or oval elevated lesion more than 1 cm in diameter
A device that determines the distance of an object under wate…
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
aquaculture
the cultivation of seafood
nodule
solid, round or oval elevated lesion more than 1 cm in diameter
Ocean
Marine Ecosysytems
Oceanic Zones
Food Chains
Food web
Ecosystems of animals that live mostly in the water
extend from the continental shelves into the open ocean
Energy links between different organisms in an ecosystem base…
a community of organisms where there are several interrelated…
Marine Ecosysytems
Ecosystems of animals that live mostly in the water
Oceanic Zones
extend from the continental shelves into the open ocean
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…
6 terms
Ocean
continental shelf
abyssal plain
mid-ocean ridge
continental slope
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
A large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin.
An underwater moutain chain where new ocean floor is formed
A steep drop after the continental shelf consisting of deep c…
continental shelf
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
abyssal plain
A large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin.
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…
ocean
abyssal plain
continental shelf
continental rise
continental slope
the flat part of the ocean floor (3,500-6,000m deep)
the land around the edge of a continent that is under the sha…
pile of sand and sediments at the base of the continental slo…
the steep drop-off in the seafloor that extends from the shel…
abyssal plain
the flat part of the ocean floor (3,500-6,000m deep)
continental shelf
the land around the edge of a continent that is under the sha…
ocean
big
small
giant
crazy
whale
small fish
gooy fish
shark
big
whale
small
small fish
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…
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