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11 terms
Oceans
Ocean
Water
Data
Water
Rain
Ocean
Water
Water
Rain
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
16 terms
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…
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
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…
22 terms
oceans
whale
dolphin
shark
flatfish
whale
dolphin
5 terms
Oceans
Southern Ocean
Indian Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Indian Ocean
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
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…
14 terms
oceans
continental margin
deep-ocean basin
surface zone
thermocline
made of continental crust,has a shallow slope, and consists o…
made of oceanic crust, is the deep part of the ocean, and con…
warm top layer
water temperature drops with increased depth faster than the…
continental margin
made of continental crust,has a shallow slope, and consists o…
deep-ocean basin
made of oceanic crust, is the deep part of the ocean, and con…
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…
20 terms
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…
30 terms
Oceans
crest
current
swell
trough
Highest point of a wave
A large stream of moving water that flows through the oceans
long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
Lowest point of a wave
crest
Highest point of a wave
current
A large stream of moving water that flows through the oceans
11 terms
Oceans
Ocean Circulation
Ocean Surface Waters:
Vertical Ocean Currents
Thermohaline circulation
Surface Waters: Temperature, Rotation, Wind,
Surface Waters: ... 1. Temperature: warm water loses heat at th…
Temperature and Salinity... cold and salty dense ocean water si…
Movement of ocean water caused by density difference brought…
Ocean Circulation
Surface Waters: Temperature, Rotation, Wind,
Ocean Surface Waters:
Surface Waters: ... 1. Temperature: warm water loses heat at th…
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
18 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
12 terms
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
43 terms
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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.
38 terms
Oceans
Nonliving Resources
Tidal Energy
Wave Energy
Overfishing
For ex: include oil, natural gas, water, minerals, and tidal…
energy produced by the rise and fall of ocean levels; used to…
Energy harnessed from the motion of wind-driven waves at the…
catching fish at a faster rate than they can reproduce
Nonliving Resources
For ex: include oil, natural gas, water, minerals, and tidal…
Tidal Energy
energy produced by the rise and fall of ocean levels; used to…
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…
14 terms
Oceans
fresh water
salt water
currents
Gulf Stream
water that has very little salt in it, like a pond or lake
water that is very salty, found in oceans
streams of water moving in the ocean
An ocean current in the Atlantic Ocean, flowing from North Am…
fresh water
water that has very little salt in it, like a pond or lake
salt water
water that is very salty, found in oceans
47 terms
Oceans
Nekton
Ocean farming
Decreases
Plankton
Marine animals that can swim to search for food and avoid pre…
Aquaculture is another name for
When liquid water is warmed, its density
Drifting marine plants and animals are known as
Nekton
Marine animals that can swim to search for food and avoid pre…
Ocean farming
Aquaculture is another name for
5 terms
Oceans
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
18 terms
Oceans
Shelf
Rise
Slope
Mid-Ocean Ridges
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
the gently sloping surface at the base of the continental slope
the steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to…
a large system of underwater mountains that have a deep crack…
Shelf
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
Rise
the gently sloping surface at the base of the continental slope
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
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…
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%
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
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
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
5 terms
Les océans
Atlantique
Pacifique
Indien
Arctique
Atlantique
Pacifique
14 terms
The Oceans
huge
global warming
mystery
dolphin
huge
global warming
23 terms
The Oceans
salinity
sonar
seamount
trench
the total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
a system that uses reflected sound waves to locate and determ…
a steep-sided volcanic mountain rising from the deep -ocean f…
a deep, steep-sided canyon in the ocean floor
salinity
the total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
sonar
a system that uses reflected sound waves to locate and determ…
5 terms
Oceans
Pacific ocean
Antartic ocean
Arctic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Stilla havet
Antarktiska oceanen
Arktiska Oceanen
Indiska Oceanen
Pacific ocean
Stilla havet
Antartic ocean
Antarktiska oceanen
Oceans
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
11 terms
Oceans
Ridge
Trench
Currents
Gyre
A long narrow hilltop with an edge
A long narrow ditch
Air, water, or electricity moving in a specific direction
A spiral or circular organization
Ridge
A long narrow hilltop with an edge
Trench
A long narrow ditch
19 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
Continental Rise
Ocean Trench
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
the gently sloping surface at the base of the continental slope
Deep valley in the ocean floor that forms along a subduction…
continental shelf
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
continental slope
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
6 terms
Oceans
gravitational
bulge
inlet
generated
having to do with the force of gravity, or the pull of one bo…
a swollen part or place
narrow strip of water leading into land; small bay or creek
produced or made by a physical or chemical change
gravitational
having to do with the force of gravity, or the pull of one bo…
bulge
a swollen part or place
5 terms
OCEANS
atlantic ocean
pacific ocean
indian ocean
artic ocean
océano atlántico
océano pacifico
océano indio
océano artico
atlantic ocean
océano atlántico
pacific ocean
océano pacifico
5 terms
Oceans
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
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Pacific Ocean
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Atlantic Ocean
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8 terms
Oceans
Basin
Current
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
The floor of an ocean containing ,mountains, valleys, and pla…
An ocean movement; a large stream of water that flows in the…
Underwater edge of a current
A steep slope leading down from the continental shelf towards…
Basin
The floor of an ocean containing ,mountains, valleys, and pla…
Current
An ocean movement; a large stream of water that flows in the…
9 terms
Oceans
convection
density current
surface currents
global winds
warm molecules rise and cool molecules sink, causing a circul…
deep ocean currents caused by convection currents
shallow currents caused by global winds and Coriolis effect
Winds that travel in predictable patterns across the earth, c…
convection
warm molecules rise and cool molecules sink, causing a circul…
density current
deep ocean currents caused by convection currents
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