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Oceans
coral
seaweed
crab
starfish
a hard material formed on the bottom of the sea by the skelet…
a type of plant that grows in the sea
a sea animal that has a hard shell, eight legs, and two large…
a sea animal that has five arms and that looks like a star
coral
a hard material formed on the bottom of the sea by the skelet…
seaweed
a type of plant that grows in the sea
17 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
Abyssal Plain
oceanic crust
a gentle sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
a smooth, nearly flat region of the deep ocean floor
The crust beneath the ocean. Consists mainly of rocks such as…
continental shelf
a gentle sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
continental slope
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
oceans
deltas
alluvial fans
dams
levees
river running to bigger body of water,fan-shaped
river flowing into land, fan-shaped,usually base of mountain
man made way to control waters or flooding
sandbags, temporary solutions
deltas
river running to bigger body of water,fan-shaped
alluvial fans
river flowing into land, fan-shaped,usually base of mountain
16 terms
Oceans
upwelling
tide
thermocline
Ocean
a current that brings cold water to the surface
daily rise and fall of sea level caused by the rotation of th…
the ocean layer where temperature drops rapidly
provides transportation of seeds, animals, and materials and…
upwelling
a current that brings cold water to the surface
tide
daily rise and fall of sea level caused by the rotation of th…
Oceans
Volcanic Island
Seamount
Mid Ocean Ridge
Abyssal Plain
A volcano that has grown so tall that it reaches out of the w…
A mountain that is completely underwater.
An underwater mountain range formed by plate tectonics.
A huge dark flat area that starts at the end of the continent…
Volcanic Island
A volcano that has grown so tall that it reaches out of the w…
Seamount
A mountain that is completely underwater.
Oceans
Rift (valley)
Seamount
Mid-Ocean Ridge
Continental shelf
A deep valley that forms along the divergent boundary.
A mountain on the ocean floor that is completely underwater
Chain of underwater mountains.
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
Rift (valley)
A deep valley that forms along the divergent boundary.
Seamount
A mountain on the ocean floor that is completely underwater
18 terms
Oceans
connected
currents
erupts
gulf
(verb) joined or linked together
(noun) parts of an ocean or lake that move constantly in a ce…
(verb) forces out or releases suddenly and violently.
(noun) a large area of an ocean or sea that is partly enclose…
connected
(verb) joined or linked together
currents
(noun) parts of an ocean or lake that move constantly in a ce…
16 terms
Oceans
A measure of the amount of dissolved s…
The process in which organisms use sun…
The layer of ocean water that begins a…
Current created by the circulation pat…
Salinity
Photosynthesis
Thermocline
Density Current
A measure of the amount of dissolved s…
Salinity
The process in which organisms use sun…
Photosynthesis
Oceans
ocean currents
surface currents
coriolis effect
global winds
A movement of ocean water that follows a regular pattern
A streamlike movement of water that occurs at or near the sur…
Causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemi…
Wind belts that travel across the world due to unequal heatin…
ocean currents
A movement of ocean water that follows a regular pattern
surface currents
A streamlike movement of water that occurs at or near the sur…
18 terms
Oceans
Know where the 5 major Oceans are loca…
Surface Zone
Thermocline Zone
Deep Zone
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, Southern Ocean
First layer of the temperature zones, convection currents dis…
The second layer of the Temperature zones, In the zone temper…
The third layer of the temperature zone, the temperature is u…
Know where the 5 major Oceans are loca…
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, Southern Ocean
Surface Zone
First layer of the temperature zones, convection currents dis…
20 terms
OCEANS
WORLD OCEAN
SALINITY
PARTS PER THOUSAND
BRACKISH
Great body of saline water that connects 70.78% of Earth's su…
Measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount of…
ppt
Water with a salty taste and unpleasant to drink, usually .5…
WORLD OCEAN
Great body of saline water that connects 70.78% of Earth's su…
SALINITY
Measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount of…
50 terms
Oceans
Where is the world's longest mountain…
Where do benthos live?
The deep-ocean basin consists of the a…
The size of the Pacific Ocean is slowl…
ocean floor
on or in the ocean floor
seamounts
smaller
Where is the world's longest mountain…
ocean floor
Where do benthos live?
on or in the ocean floor
Oceans
abyssal plain
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
the true ocean floor; flat smooth surface made of sediment fr…
the border of the continent that is below the water and slope…
the steep slopefrom the continental shelf down to the ocean f…
the transition area where the continent ends and the ocean fl…
abyssal plain
the true ocean floor; flat smooth surface made of sediment fr…
continental shelf
the border of the continent that is below the water and slope…
32 terms
OCEANS
seawater composition
salinity
continental margins
shelf
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
the part of the ocean basin next to a continent... extends from…
the shallow part of a continent nearest to the shore
seawater composition
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
salinity
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
67 terms
Oceans
plate tectonics
weathering (mechanical and chemical)
erosion
Constructive Processes
the movement of the plates on the outer layer of the earth
the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals
the process of carrying away or transporting sediments by win…
processes that create land forms (volcanoes, landslides, floo…
plate tectonics
the movement of the plates on the outer layer of the earth
weathering (mechanical and chemical)
the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals
16 terms
Oceans
Volcanic Island
Seamount
Mid Ocean Ridge
Abyssal Plain
A volcano that has grown so tall that it reaches out of the w…
A mountain that is completely underwater.
An underwater mountain range formed by plate tectonics.
A huge dark flat area that starts at the end of the continent…
Volcanic Island
A volcano that has grown so tall that it reaches out of the w…
Seamount
A mountain that is completely underwater.
25 terms
Oceans
Percent of Earth covered by oceans
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
70%
Nearest the continents & has shallowest water
Extends down from shelf to rise
Curves down from slope to ocean floor
Percent of Earth covered by oceans
70%
Continental shelf
Nearest the continents & has shallowest water
Oceans
Continental Margin
Shelf
Slope
Abyssal Plain
Underwater part of the continental crust
The flat part of land that is covered by water
Connects the continental crust to the oceanic crust
deep ocean floor
Continental Margin
Underwater part of the continental crust
Shelf
The flat part of land that is covered by water
Oceans
ocean
abyss
abyssal plain
continental shelf
A large body of salt water
A deep opening in the earth usually found under water
A smooth, nearly flat region of the deep ocean floor
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
ocean
A large body of salt water
abyss
A deep opening in the earth usually found under water
OCEANS
SALINITY
PACIFIC OCEAN
ATLANTIC OCEAN
GULF OF MEXICO
Measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount of…
Part of the World Ocean that lies between North America and A…
Ocean extending west of North and South America and east of A…
Arm of the Atlantic south of the United States and east of Me…
SALINITY
Measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount of…
PACIFIC OCEAN
Part of the World Ocean that lies between North America and A…
Oceans
ocean
continents
habitat
Earth
A large body of salt water
The land mass of the earth is divided into seven areas, they…
Place where something lives
The third planet from the sun, planet we live on
ocean
A large body of salt water
continents
The land mass of the earth is divided into seven areas, they…
12 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
salinity
a gently sloping , shallow area that extends outward from the…
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
The gently sloping section of the continental margin located…
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
continental shelf
a gently sloping , shallow area that extends outward from the…
continental slope
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
25 terms
oceans
ocean currents
deep current
surface current
coriolis effect
A directional movement of ocean water; surface currents resul…
a stream like movement of ocean water far below the surface t…
A horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind a…
(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame…
ocean currents
A directional movement of ocean water; surface currents resul…
deep current
a stream like movement of ocean water far below the surface t…
12 terms
Oceans
barrier island
beach
breaker
crest
an island that protects the main body of land from ocean waves.
the pebbly or sandy shore of the sea or of a lake
a wave that curls over and falls
the highest point of a wave
barrier island
an island that protects the main body of land from ocean waves.
beach
the pebbly or sandy shore of the sea or of a lake
Oceans
Ocean Basin
Salinity
Surface currents
Gulf stream
anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater, and places on…
measure of the amount of salts in water.
currents on the water that are powered by wind and move the w…
is an intense, warm ocean current in the western North Atlant…
Ocean Basin
anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater, and places on…
Salinity
measure of the amount of salts in water.
16 terms
Oceans
upwelling
tide
thermocline
Ocean
a current that brings cold water to the surface
daily rise and fall of sea level caused by the rotation of th…
the ocean layer where temperature drops rapidly
provides transportation of seeds, animals, and materials and…
upwelling
a current that brings cold water to the surface
tide
daily rise and fall of sea level caused by the rotation of th…
25 terms
Oceans
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Mid-Ocean Ridge
Rift Valley
the part of the edge of a continent covered by shallow ocean…
the sloping region between the continental shelf and the cont…
a long mountain range on the ocean floor, extending almost co…
narrow deep undersea valley located along the center of the m…
Continental Shelf
the part of the edge of a continent covered by shallow ocean…
Continental Slope
the sloping region between the continental shelf and the cont…
10 terms
oceans
Ocean facts
Northern Hemisphere ratio
Southern Hemisphere ratio
Southern Hemisphere climate
1. Oceans cover approxiamley 70.8%... 2. Average depth is about…
the ratio of land to ocean is about 1 to 1.5
the ratio of land to ocean is 1 to 4
more moderate because more heat energy is stored in the oceans
Ocean facts
1. Oceans cover approxiamley 70.8%... 2. Average depth is about…
Northern Hemisphere ratio
the ratio of land to ocean is about 1 to 1.5
10 terms
Oceans
Ocean facts
A climate result of oceans
southern hemisphere
southern hemisphere climate
Oceans cover approximately 70.8%. average depth is 2.4 miles.…
northern hemisphere ratio that of land to ocean is about 1 to…
the ratio of land is 1 to 4
more moderate because more heat energy is stored in the ocean
Ocean facts
Oceans cover approximately 70.8%. average depth is 2.4 miles.…
A climate result of oceans
northern hemisphere ratio that of land to ocean is about 1 to…
40 terms
Oceans
The "Trieste" is an example of a
continental shelf
tombolo
density current
bathyscaph
part of the ocean floor that slopes gently out from the conti…
connects an island to the mainland
sediment-laden or salty water is sinking along a sloping bottom
The "Trieste" is an example of a
bathyscaph
continental shelf
part of the ocean floor that slopes gently out from the conti…
10 terms
oceans
tides
spring tides
neap tides
ocean current
rise and fall
high-high low-low
high-low low-high
continuous movement
tides
rise and fall
spring tides
high-high low-low
Oceans
Oceanography
NOAA
Sonar
Piloted vessels
the study of the geography of the ocean floor
National Oceanic And Atmosphere Administration
Technology used to determine the ocean's depth
underwater vessels that provide the air and instrument that h…
Oceanography
the study of the geography of the ocean floor
NOAA
National Oceanic And Atmosphere Administration
Oceans
The deeper you dive the water pressure
the poles
the equator
The ocean is a great source of
increases
have less salinity
has more salinity
food, minerals(salt,manganese,gold,etc),fossil fuels(gas,oil)
The deeper you dive the water pressure
increases
the poles
have less salinity
Oceans
Know where the 5 major Oceans are loca…
Surface Zone
Thermocline Zone
Deep Zone
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, Southern Ocean
First layer of the temperature zones, convection currents dis…
The second layer of the Temperature zones, In the zone temper…
The third layer of the temperature zone, the temperature is u…
Know where the 5 major Oceans are loca…
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, Southern Ocean
Surface Zone
First layer of the temperature zones, convection currents dis…
13 terms
Oceans
3 ways oceans affect my life
upwelling
what causes tides?
spring tide
1. water cycle 2. food 3. transportation
when wind pushes water down and nutrients comes up
the gravitational pull of the sun
a tide when the earth, sun, and moon are aligned and the high…
3 ways oceans affect my life
1. water cycle 2. food 3. transportation
upwelling
when wind pushes water down and nutrients comes up
10 terms
Oceans
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Southern Ocean
The Largest Ocean. It flows between Asia and the Americas
The second largest Ocean. About half the volume of the Pacific
The third largest Ocean
The fourth largest Ocean. It extends from Antarctica to 60 de…
Pacific Ocean
The Largest Ocean. It flows between Asia and the Americas
Atlantic Ocean
The second largest Ocean. About half the volume of the Pacific
67 terms
Oceans
The 5 Oceans
What % of the world is water?
What % of all Earth's water is in oceans
Which Ocean is the coldest?
Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific, Southern
around 70
97
Arctic
The 5 Oceans
Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific, Southern
What % of the world is water?
around 70
32 terms
Oceans
ocean
abyss
abyssal plain
continental shelf
A large body of salt water
A deep opening in the earth usually found under water
A smooth, nearly flat region of the deep ocean floor
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
ocean
A large body of salt water
abyss
A deep opening in the earth usually found under water
19 terms
Oceans
Give a general explanation of the ocean.
What is salinity?
What causes currents?
How are currents classified?
-Divided into 3 oceans (Pacific, Atlantic & Indian)... -Covers 7…
Amount of dissolved salts in ocean water. ... -Influenced by geo…
Surface current - causes by winds... Subsurface current - deep…
By temperature. ... Cold current - colder polar sea water flows…
Give a general explanation of the ocean.
-Divided into 3 oceans (Pacific, Atlantic & Indian)... -Covers 7…
What is salinity?
Amount of dissolved salts in ocean water. ... -Influenced by geo…
42 terms
Oceans
The oceans contain what percent of the…
The oceans cover about what percent of…
What are deep currents caused by?
What is Salinity?
97%
70%
Changes in density
The amount of salt in water
The oceans contain what percent of the…
97%
The oceans cover about what percent of…
70%
Oceans
Run-off water
Threats to coral reefs
Threats to ocean organisms
Estuaries
Silt from eroded soil in runoff water can block sunlight, whi…
Human Contact and run-off water
Overfishing, Whaling, Factory fishing, Global Warming, Pollut…
Very productive ecosystems because they constantly receive fr…
Run-off water
Silt from eroded soil in runoff water can block sunlight, whi…
Threats to coral reefs
Human Contact and run-off water
5 terms
Oceans
Atlantic
Pacific
Southern
Indian
Atlantic
Pacific
Oceans
Ocean Facts
Northern Hemisphere Ratio
Southern Hemisphere Ratio
Southern Hemisphere Climate
Oceans cover approximately 70.8%. The average depth cover app…
The ratio of land to ocean is about 1 to 1.5
The ratio of land to ocean is 1 to 4.
More moderate because more heat energy is stored in the oceans.
Ocean Facts
Oceans cover approximately 70.8%. The average depth cover app…
Northern Hemisphere Ratio
The ratio of land to ocean is about 1 to 1.5
17 terms
Oceans
Planktonic
Nektonic
Motile
Benthic
Drifter
Swimmer
Moves around
Associated with bottom
Planktonic
Drifter
Nektonic
Swimmer
5 terms
Oceans
Southern Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Arctic Ocean
5 terms
Oceans
Southern Ocean
Indian Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Indian Ocean
5 terms
Oceans
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Oceans
Warm ocean air
Density Currents
Northern land masses would have colder…
Ocean Density
What is the main contributor to the formation of hurricanes
What is the most likely way this current circulates
What would happen to the climate if the Gulf Stream stopped f…
determines the water's vertical position and is affected by s…
Warm ocean air
What is the main contributor to the formation of hurricanes
Density Currents
What is the most likely way this current circulates
17 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
Abyssal Plain
oceanic crust
a gentle sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
a smooth, nearly flat region of the deep ocean floor
The crust beneath the ocean. Consists mainly of rocks such as…
continental shelf
a gentle sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
continental slope
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
5 terms
Oceans
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
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