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240 terms
oceanography science
oceanography
salinity
polar molecule
current
science/study of oceans
the amount of dissolved salts in the water
molecule with an uneven distribution of charge
mass movement or flow of ocean water
oceanography
science/study of oceans
salinity
the amount of dissolved salts in the water
33 terms
Science: Oceanography
Oceans (in order)
Salinity
0/Equator
(Characteristics of the) Sunlight zone
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, Arctic
The amount and type of dissolved salts
The warmest water is at this latitude
Warmest; plankton, nekton, benthos; plant/marine life; 0-600…
Oceans (in order)
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern, Arctic
Salinity
The amount and type of dissolved salts
9 terms
Science oceanography
gyres
ocean
gulf stream
pollution
a ring like system of ocean currents
a large body of salty water
a powerful warm weather current that flows from east coast of…
the introduction of harmful substances or products into the e…
gyres
a ring like system of ocean currents
ocean
a large body of salty water
26 terms
Science Oceanography
salinity
abyssal plain
thermocline
surface zone
amount of salt in the water
a large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin
middle layer of the ocean, 300-700 meters deep, water tempera…
top layer of the ocean, 0-300 meters deep, the warmest layer,…
salinity
amount of salt in the water
abyssal plain
a large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin
29 terms
Science Oceanography
study of Earth's oceans including the…
level of the ocean's surfaces, which i…
technique that directs sound waves at…
measure of the amount of salts dissolv…
oceanography
sea level
side-scan sonar
salinity
study of Earth's oceans including the…
oceanography
level of the ocean's surfaces, which i…
sea level
38 terms
Science oceanography
Ben franklin
The turtle
Matthew F. Maury
The Hunley
First to map the gulf stream current
First U.S. Submarine, used in revolutionary war
Charted ocean currents and winds using naval log books
Submarine used during the civil war
Ben franklin
First to map the gulf stream current
The turtle
First U.S. Submarine, used in revolutionary war
20 terms
Science: Oceanography
Cohesion
Surface Tension
Adhesion
Water Cycle
The force of attraction between particles of the same kind
"Skin" on top of the waters surface
The force of attraction between unlike bodies that holds them…
The continuous cycle that moves water from the atmosphere to…
Cohesion
The force of attraction between particles of the same kind
Surface Tension
"Skin" on top of the waters surface
26 terms
Science oceanography
Abyssal hills
abyssal plain
mid ocean ridge
shelf
a series of small rolling hills on the ocean floor that occur…
a large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin
an undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced;…
borders the shoreline, is generally covered by shallow water,…
Abyssal hills
a series of small rolling hills on the ocean floor that occur…
abyssal plain
a large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin
78 terms
Science Oceanography
A mass of water that moves like a rive…
Microscopic floating plants that carry…
A coastal fish and shellfish "nursery"…
A disturbance produced when energy flo…
Current
Phytoplankton
Estuary
Wave
A mass of water that moves like a rive…
Current
Microscopic floating plants that carry…
Phytoplankton
22 terms
Earth Science Oceanography
Turbidity Current
Fetch
Wavelength
Gulf Stream
Dense, sediment-rich water which flows down a continental slo…
The distance that wind travels across open water.
Distance between two wave crests.
A warm water current which brings water from the equator to G…
Turbidity Current
Dense, sediment-rich water which flows down a continental slo…
Fetch
The distance that wind travels across open water.
28 terms
MR Earth Science Oceanography
Continental Margin
Continental Shelf
Continental Rise
Continental Slope
the parts of the ocean floor between the abyssal plain and th…
the gently sloping submerged portion of the continental margi…
the gently sloping surface at the base of the continental slope
The area which forms the "drop-off" between the continental s…
Continental Margin
the parts of the ocean floor between the abyssal plain and th…
Continental Shelf
the gently sloping submerged portion of the continental margi…
11 terms
Science Oceanography
continental margin
abyssal plain
continental shelf
trench
water-covered areas extending from shoreline deep ocean; divi…
flat area of the ocean floor that is the earth's most level
...
...
continental margin
water-covered areas extending from shoreline deep ocean; divi…
abyssal plain
flat area of the ocean floor that is the earth's most level
34 terms
Science Grade 8 - Science (Oceanography)
Salinity
Condensation
Buoyancy
Polar molecules
A word used to describe the amount of dissolved salts in water.
A gas changing into a liquid when thermal energy is removed.
The force exerted by a fluid in opposition to an object's wei…
Molecules with a slight positive and negative charge. Able to…
Salinity
A word used to describe the amount of dissolved salts in water.
Condensation
A gas changing into a liquid when thermal energy is removed.
12 terms
Science oceanography
Crest
Trough
Breaker
Upwelling
Highest point of a wave
Lowest point of a wave
Collapsing wave that forms when a wave reaches shallow water…
Upper movement of ocean water that occurs when when plates si…
Crest
Highest point of a wave
Trough
Lowest point of a wave
19 terms
Science Oceanography
Thermocline
Countercurrents
Echo sounding
Black smokers
A layer of water in which there is a rapid change in temperat…
a current flowing in an opposite direction to another
a type of SONAR used to determine the depth of water by trans…
a geothermal vent on the seabed that ejects superheated water…
Thermocline
A layer of water in which there is a rapid change in temperat…
Countercurrents
a current flowing in an opposite direction to another
23 terms
Science Oceanography
Surface Currents
Coriolis Effect
Right in the North and left in the South
Clockwise
Reflect Earth's wind system land masses also have an effect e…
The shifting of winds and surface currents from their expecte…
Coriolis Effect
The Coriolis Effect is ________ in the North.
Surface Currents
Reflect Earth's wind system land masses also have an effect e…
Coriolis Effect
The shifting of winds and surface currents from their expecte…
48 terms
Science Oceanography
AAA Jackie
El Nino
La Nina
Nurdles
Gerace
An abnormal climate event that occurs every two to seven year…
A climate event in the eastern Pacific Ocean in which surface…
Small pieces of photodegraded plastic.
AAA Jackie
Gerace
El Nino
An abnormal climate event that occurs every two to seven year…
12 terms
Science-Oceanography
Oceanography
Continental margin
Abyss
Continental rise
The study of the structure and composition of the ocean
The edge of a typical continent, composed of the shelf, slope…
The deepest part of the ocean, composed of the ocean floor, t…
The gentle slope from the abyss to the continental shelf
Oceanography
The study of the structure and composition of the ocean
Continental margin
The edge of a typical continent, composed of the shelf, slope…
10 terms
Science oceanography
Oceanography
Deep ocean basin
Continental margin
Mid-ocean ridge
The study of oceans
Made of underwater ocean crust- very deep
Made of underwater continental crust- not as deep as deep oce…
Formed at divergent boundaries- an underwater mountain chain
Oceanography
The study of oceans
Deep ocean basin
Made of underwater ocean crust- very deep
17 terms
science oceanography
salinity
4 billion years ago
density currents
pollution,overfishing,
amount of salt in water
this is when atmosphere cooled enough for water vapor to cond…
rises as salinity rises and rises as temp drops
2 ways humans influence oceans
salinity
amount of salt in water
4 billion years ago
this is when atmosphere cooled enough for water vapor to cond…
19 terms
Science Oceanography
Surging wave
Plunging wave
spilling wave
Bathy pelagic
steep slope dangerous
pretty steep slope it curls
no slope no danger
1000-4000 meters deep
Surging wave
steep slope dangerous
Plunging wave
pretty steep slope it curls
33 terms
science oceanography
order or oceans from smallest to largest
salinity
temperature
how to study the ocean floor
arctic, indian, atlantic, pacific
the amount of dissolved solids in a liquid. affects density
temp decreases as depth decreases
sonars, geosats, seasats
order or oceans from smallest to largest
arctic, indian, atlantic, pacific
salinity
the amount of dissolved solids in a liquid. affects density
12 terms
Science - Oceanography
salinity
desalination
basin
ions
a measure of the amount of salt dissolved in the seawater
a process when salt is removed from the ocean water
low areas on earth that were filled with water that formed oc…
a charged atom or a group of atoms
salinity
a measure of the amount of salt dissolved in the seawater
desalination
a process when salt is removed from the ocean water
20 terms
Science Oceanography
Salinity
Thermocline
Continental margin
Deep ocean basin
The amount and type of dissolved salts
Water tempature drops with increased depth
The edge of the continent that is covered by the ocean
Begins at the end of the continental margin
Salinity
The amount and type of dissolved salts
Thermocline
Water tempature drops with increased depth
9 terms
Science (Oceanography)
Ocean organisms carry out life______ev…
Photosynthesis
Producers
Consumers
processes
useing the sun to make food
organisms that use photosynthesis
feed on producers
Ocean organisms carry out life______ev…
processes
Photosynthesis
useing the sun to make food
8 terms
Science Oceanography
wind
strength of wind and distance
The wave is going up ands down and the…
White capes of the waves
Most waves for from what...
What are two things waves depend on?
In most cases it appears that waves cause water to move; howe…
what is a breaker
wind
Most waves for from what...
strength of wind and distance
What are two things waves depend on?
science oceanography
continental shelf
continental slope
mid ocean ridge
abyssal plain
gradually sloping end of a continent that extends under the o…
drops more steeply and extends from the outer edge of of the…
area in an ocean basin where new ocean floor is formed
deep within the ocean floor
continental shelf
gradually sloping end of a continent that extends under the o…
continental slope
drops more steeply and extends from the outer edge of of the…
28 terms
Oceanography - Science
Oceanography
NOAA
Sonar
Piloted Vessels
Study of the geography of the ocean floor.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Technology used to determine the ocean's depth.
Underwater vessels that provide the air and instruments that…
Oceanography
Study of the geography of the ocean floor.
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
13 terms
Science Oceanography
headlands
bays
sea stacks
sea arches
a narrow piece of land that protects from a coastline into th…
a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves
a pillar like mass rock detached by wave action from a cliff-…
an opening through a headland, formed by wave erosion or solu…
headlands
a narrow piece of land that protects from a coastline into th…
bays
a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves
31 terms
Earth Science: Ch 15 Oceanography
Oceanography
Sea Level
Sea
Salinity
The study of Earth's oceans, physical properties and organism…
The average level of the surface of the ocean measured along…
Salt water like oceans, but smaller and more land-locked.
Measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater. Ocean w…
Oceanography
The study of Earth's oceans, physical properties and organism…
Sea Level
The average level of the surface of the ocean measured along…
27 terms
Science Oceanography
Ben Franklin
Turtle
Matthew Maury
Hunley
First to map the Gulf Stream Current
1st US Sub used in Revolutionary War
Charted ocean currents and winds using naval log book
Submarine used during the Civil War
Ben Franklin
First to map the Gulf Stream Current
Turtle
1st US Sub used in Revolutionary War
18 terms
science: oceanography
percentage of the earth's surface cove…
percentage of seawater
marianas trench
earths oceans
70%
97%
deepest trench, 7 miles deep
atlantic, pacific, indian, arctic
percentage of the earth's surface cove…
70%
percentage of seawater
97%
21 terms
Science- Oceanography
Continental Shelf
Continental Margin
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
The earth's surface from the edge of a continent to the deep…
The edge of the continent that is covered by the ocean. Divid…
A steep incline leading down from the edge of the continental…
The gently sloping surface at the base of the continental slope
Continental Shelf
The earth's surface from the edge of a continent to the deep…
Continental Margin
The edge of the continent that is covered by the ocean. Divid…
28 terms
Science Oceanography
What are the different types of symbio…
Mutualism
Commensalism
parasitism
-Mutualism... -commensalism... -parasitism... -competition... -predation
Both species benefit
One species benefits the other is unaffected
One species benefits the other is harmed
What are the different types of symbio…
-Mutualism... -commensalism... -parasitism... -competition... -predation
Mutualism
Both species benefit
43 terms
Science oceanography
71
Northern
Pacific
Pacific
What percent of the world is covered in water?
What has more land the Northern hemisphere or Southern Hemisp…
What is the largest ocean?
What is the deepest ocean?
71
What percent of the world is covered in water?
Northern
What has more land the Northern hemisphere or Southern Hemisp…
14 terms
CHMS 6th grade Science- Oceanography
salinity
subsurface currents
surface currents
ocean currents
saltiness of ocean water
ocean currents that flow below the surface of the water
ocean currents flowing through the top of the water; usually…
the flow of water within the ocean that move in a regular pat…
salinity
saltiness of ocean water
subsurface currents
ocean currents that flow below the surface of the water
12 terms
science oceanography
what are Tides
the spring tidal range has the
the neap tidal range has the
waves are generated by what
are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by th…
greatest tidal range
lowest tidal range
the wind
what are Tides
are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by th…
the spring tidal range has the
greatest tidal range
21 terms
Science: Oceanography
Which water type is most dense?
Average salinity of ocean and what cau…
Why currents in ocean move
Mixture of ocean water and sediments
Salinity, salt ions are heavier than water molecules
35 ppt, evaporation salt ions left behind. And rain pushes th…
Chased by Earth's global wind system
Sand, moving water, and larger particles are pushed along the…
Which water type is most dense?
Salinity, salt ions are heavier than water molecules
Average salinity of ocean and what cau…
35 ppt, evaporation salt ions left behind. And rain pushes th…
23 terms
Science: Oceanography
Polar molecule
Hydrogen bond
Density
Cohesion
A partical positive charge in one part of the molecules and c…
A weak chemical bond that forms between dipolar molecules suc…
A volumetric mass density of a substances.
The inter molecule attraction between like molecules.
Polar molecule
A partical positive charge in one part of the molecules and c…
Hydrogen bond
A weak chemical bond that forms between dipolar molecules suc…
15 terms
Science: Oceanography
high tide
low tide
spring tide
neap tide
when water comes up farther on the beach. occurs 2 times a da…
when water doesn't come up that far on the beach. occurs 2 ti…
occurs 2 times a month and makes high tides higher and low ti…
occurs 2 times a month and makes high tides lower and low tid…
high tide
when water comes up farther on the beach. occurs 2 times a da…
low tide
when water doesn't come up that far on the beach. occurs 2 ti…
26 terms
Science Oceanography
Prevailing Winds
Coriolis Effect
Continents
What is the difference between Gyres a…
Different wind belts like the Trade Winds and Westerlies
The deflection of Earth's winds and ocean currents caused by…
Change the direction of currents
Currents travel in a one way path and Gyres are a bunch of cu…
Prevailing Winds
Different wind belts like the Trade Winds and Westerlies
Coriolis Effect
The deflection of Earth's winds and ocean currents caused by…
17 terms
Oceanography science
current
phytoplankton
estuary
wave
- a mass of water that moves like a river through the ocean
- microscopic floating plants that carrying out much of the p…
- a coastal fish and shellfish nursery where freshwater and s…
- a disturbance produced when energy flows through a medium s…
current
- a mass of water that moves like a river through the ocean
phytoplankton
- microscopic floating plants that carrying out much of the p…
30 terms
Science: Oceanography
what type of energy drives the surface…
what is fetch
which country is affected by the gulf…
what is the name of the vertical dista…
wind
distance that wind travels across open water
Great Britain, Germany
wave height
what type of energy drives the surface…
wind
what is fetch
distance that wind travels across open water
36 terms
Earth Science SOL Review: Oceanography
71
Chloride; sodium; magnesium
Salinity
Salt Water
The ocean covers ____% of Earth's surface
The top 3 elements in the oceans
The amount of salt in the water
Which one is denser: salt water or fresh water?
71
The ocean covers ____% of Earth's surface
Chloride; sodium; magnesium
The top 3 elements in the oceans
36 terms
Science Oceanography
Salinity
Average salinity of worlds oceans
Factors that affect salinity of ocean
Most abundant salt in the ocean
Amount of disolved salt in a sample of water
35 parts per thousand or 3.5%
Heavy rain, melting snow and ice, rivers add fresh water leav…
Sodium chloride
Salinity
Amount of disolved salt in a sample of water
Average salinity of worlds oceans
35 parts per thousand or 3.5%
26 terms
Science, Oceanography
Which wind belts form the ocean currents
Describe the Gulf Stream Current
How do the currents effect the climate
How do me model current circulation
Trade Winds and the Westerlies
Warm and goes along the east coast of North America
They transport heat
As a conveyer belt
Which wind belts form the ocean currents
Trade Winds and the Westerlies
Describe the Gulf Stream Current
Warm and goes along the east coast of North America
11 terms
Science: Oceanography Unit
Continental Slope
Abyssal Plain
Seamount
Trench
a steep incline at the end of the continental slope, where th…
the flattest part of the ocean floor, beginning at the base o…
a submerged or under water mountain rising from the ocean floor
a long, narrow, deep depression in the ocean floor, typically…
Continental Slope
a steep incline at the end of the continental slope, where th…
Abyssal Plain
the flattest part of the ocean floor, beginning at the base o…
60 terms
OCEANOGRAPHY: Science
Why does water flow downhill?
What does a stream's velocity depend on?
What is stream's velocity also affecte…
What does increased water in the strea…
Gravity
Size and shape of the channel is the most important and the s…
Discharge rate
The discharge rate
Why does water flow downhill?
Gravity
What does a stream's velocity depend on?
Size and shape of the channel is the most important and the s…
68 terms
Earth Science: Oceanography Test
71%
97%
Pacific
Artic
What percentage of the Earth's surface is covered by oceans?
What percentage of all the water on Earth is found in the oce…
Largest Ocean
Smallest Ocean
71%
What percentage of the Earth's surface is covered by oceans?
97%
What percentage of all the water on Earth is found in the oce…
57 terms
Science Oceanography Part 1
study of Earth's oceans and the things…
physical property is something that ca…
Sound Navigation And Ranging
4.6 billion
define oceanography
what is the difference between a physical and chemical property
SONAR stands for . . .
The Earth and its oceans are almost _________________ years o…
study of Earth's oceans and the things…
define oceanography
physical property is something that ca…
what is the difference between a physical and chemical property
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