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Science: Ocean Motion and Oceanography
Basins
Salinity
Surface currents
Coriolis Effect
Water filled low areas
A measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
Currents that move water horizontally-parallel to Earth's sur…
The shifting of winds and surface currents from their expecte…
Basins
Water filled low areas
Salinity
A measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
42 terms
Oceanography Movement of Ocean Water Vocab., Science
What is the curving of the path of a m…
What is a stream like movement of ocea…
What is a movement of ocean water that…
What is a horizontal movement of ocean…
Coriolis effect
Deep Current
Ocean current
Surface current
What is the curving of the path of a m…
Coriolis effect
What is a stream like movement of ocea…
Deep Current
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Oceanography, Life in the Ocean 6th Grade Science
Ocean organisms carry out life________…
Photosynthesis
Producers
Consumers
processes
Marine plants and algae use energy from the Sun to make food
Organisms that undergo photosynthesis
Organisms that feed on producers
Ocean organisms carry out life________…
processes
Photosynthesis
Marine plants and algae use energy from the Sun to make food
10 terms
Oceanography, Ocean Pollution 6th Grade Science
Pollution
Sewage, blooms, oxygen
Chemicals are usually found from?
Oil can be seen from?
Introduction of harmful waste products, chemicals, and other
Pollutant that acts like fertilizer. Creates algal_____. Bact…
wastes from industrial and agricultural products
tankers and land runoff
Pollution
Introduction of harmful waste products, chemicals, and other
Sewage, blooms, oxygen
Pollutant that acts like fertilizer. Creates algal_____. Bact…
27 terms
science oceanography study set
waves
how do waves form
what happens to waves when they enter…
tides
the movement of energy through a fluid
when winds blowing across the water's surface transmit (give)…
when waves enter shallow water, the trough drags along the bo…
the daily rise and fall of earth's waters on it's coastlines
waves
the movement of energy through a fluid
how do waves form
when winds blowing across the water's surface transmit (give)…
42 terms
Oceanography Movement of Ocean Water Vocab., Science
What is the curving of the path of a m…
What is a stream like movement of ocea…
What is a movement of ocean water that…
What is a horizontal movement of ocean…
Coriolis effect
Deep Current
Ocean current
Surface current
What is the curving of the path of a m…
Coriolis effect
What is a stream like movement of ocea…
Deep Current
Science study guide/ oceanography
Surface Currents
Deep Currents
Waves
Tide
Currents that move on. or near the surface of the ocean.
Water density moves the water.
The up, and down movements of the ocean cause by wind blowing…
The rise, and fall of sea level.
Surface Currents
Currents that move on. or near the surface of the ocean.
Deep Currents
Water density moves the water.
47 terms
Science Study Tool-Oceanography
El Niño
La Niña
Nurdle
Photodegradation
An abnormal climate that occurs every two to seven years in t…
A climate event in the eastern pacific ocean in which surface…
Small piece of (photodegradated) plastic
The process in which the sun breaks plastic into nurdles
El Niño
An abnormal climate that occurs every two to seven years in t…
La Niña
A climate event in the eastern pacific ocean in which surface…
30 terms
Science Oceanography Study Guide
What type of energy drives the surface…
What is fetch?
What countries are affected by the Gul…
What is the name of the vertical dista…
Wind
The distance wind travels across open water.
Great Britain and Germany
The wave height
What type of energy drives the surface…
Wind
What is fetch?
The distance wind travels across open water.
34 terms
Science oceanography test study
Continental shelf
Abyssal plains
the 4 most abundant elements in seawat…
describe how salinity and temperature…
Undersea extension of a continent which can stretch for many…
Flat parts of the ocean and the flattest parts of earth they…
Hydrogen oxygen sodium and chlorine
More salt more density colder temperature more density less s…
Continental shelf
Undersea extension of a continent which can stretch for many…
Abyssal plains
Flat parts of the ocean and the flattest parts of earth they…
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Ocean Motion (Chapter 18) and Oceanography (Chapter 19) Study Guide for Quiz
The Coriolis effect causes most curren…
Currents on the western coasts of cont…
The rise and fall in sea level caused…
When the Sun, the Moon, and Earth form…
turn to the right.
they begin near the poles.
tide.
neap
The Coriolis effect causes most curren…
turn to the right.
Currents on the western coasts of cont…
they begin near the poles.
47 terms
Earth Science Hydrosphere-2.3.1 Oceanography Ocean Currents & Climate
Salinity is the amount of ____________
an increase in the average temperature…
the process by which the Earth's atmos…
Greenhouse Gases
dissolved salt in water
Global Warming
The Greenhouse Effect
Gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, water v…
Salinity is the amount of ____________
dissolved salt in water
an increase in the average temperature…
Global Warming
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Ocean Motion (Chapter 18) and Oceanography (Chapter 19) Study Guide for Quiz
The Coriolis effect causes most curren…
Currents on the western coasts of cont…
The rise and fall in sea level caused…
When the Sun, the Moon, and Earth form…
turn to the right.
they begin near the poles.
tide.
neap
The Coriolis effect causes most curren…
turn to the right.
Currents on the western coasts of cont…
they begin near the poles.
21 terms
Earth Science Hydrosphere-2.3.1 Oceanography Ocean Currents & Climate
Salinity is the amount of ____________
Water can change salinity:... If the amo…
Lower salinity ocean water _____1____…
Lower salinity water tends to _____
dissolved salt in water
1) increases, decreases... 2) decreases, increases
1) less dense ... 2) higher
rise
Salinity is the amount of ____________
dissolved salt in water
Water can change salinity:... If the amo…
1) increases, decreases... 2) decreases, increases
24 terms
Science ocean studies
Salinity
Buoyancy
Halite
Hydrometer
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
The power to float or rise in a liquid
A soft white or colorless mineral, sodium chloride
A tool used to measure the specific gravity of a liquid
Salinity
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
Buoyancy
The power to float or rise in a liquid
35 terms
Science Ocean Study Guide
Salinity
Salt Evaporation Pond
Phytoplankton
Gyre
A measure of dissolved salts in water
Harvest Salt from the Ocean
Produce most of the oxygen in the atmosphere
Surface ocean currents that form large rotating systems
Salinity
A measure of dissolved salts in water
Salt Evaporation Pond
Harvest Salt from the Ocean
40 terms
Oceans science study guide
Salinity
Density
how much water on Earth is salt?
As you go down deeper, what increases?
The amount of dissolved salt in a liquid
mass of a given volume of a stubstance
97%
salinity, pressure, and density
Salinity
The amount of dissolved salt in a liquid
Density
mass of a given volume of a stubstance
20 terms
science ocean study cards
breaker
wavelegnth
wave frequency
thermocline
a wave that breaks and crashes on a beach
the length of the base of a wave
the time between two waves
a steep temperature change in a body of water
breaker
a wave that breaks and crashes on a beach
wavelegnth
the length of the base of a wave
24 terms
Ocean Motion (Chapter 18) and Oceanography (Chapter 19) Study Guide for Quiz
The Coriolis effect causes most curren…
Currents on the western coasts of cont…
The rise and fall in sea level caused…
When the Sun, the Moon, and Earth form…
turn to the right.
they begin near the poles.
tide.
neap
The Coriolis effect causes most curren…
turn to the right.
Currents on the western coasts of cont…
they begin near the poles.
49 terms
Science ocean study guide
How many different seas are there labe…
What percent of the Earth's water is s…
What is a continental shelf?
What plate boundary are mid-ocean ridg…
5 oceans, 7 seas
97%
Submerged edge of a continental plate
divergent
How many different seas are there labe…
5 oceans, 7 seas
What percent of the Earth's water is s…
97%
50 terms
Ocean Science Study Guide
How many different seas are there labe…
What percent of the Earth's water is s…
What is a continental shelf?
What plate boundary are mid-ocean ridg…
5 oceans and 7 seas
97%
submerged edge of a continental plate. the average continenta…
divergent.
How many different seas are there labe…
5 oceans and 7 seas
What percent of the Earth's water is s…
97%
22 terms
Oceans Science Study
Thermocline
Density
Salinity
Gulf Stream
A layer in a body of water in wich water temprature drops wit…
The ratio of mass to the volume of a substance.
A measure of the amount of dissolved solids in a liqiud?
Warm Atlantic current flowing north along the eastern coast o…
Thermocline
A layer in a body of water in wich water temprature drops wit…
Density
The ratio of mass to the volume of a substance.
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Science ocean study guide
What two factors affect density in the…
What factors affect salinity of ocean…
What is salinity?
What are the main dissolved gases?
Salinity and temperture
Evaporation and precipitation
Amount of salt in the ocean
Nitrogen and oxygen
What two factors affect density in the…
Salinity and temperture
What factors affect salinity of ocean…
Evaporation and precipitation
22 terms
Science Ocean study guide
Tides
Neap tide
Spring tide
What causes tides?
The daily rise and fall of Earth's waters on it's coastlines.
A tide with the least difference between low and high tides
A tide with the greatest difference between high and low tides
The interaction of the Earth, the sun, and the moon.
Tides
The daily rise and fall of Earth's waters on it's coastlines.
Neap tide
A tide with the least difference between low and high tides
16 terms
Science Study Terms Oceans
sea
echo sounding
continental shelf
continental rise
parts of the ocean that are mostly surrounded by land
measures the time it takes for the sound to bounce back off o…
the bottom that slopes gently from the continent
built largely from sediments that have washed off the contine…
sea
parts of the ocean that are mostly surrounded by land
echo sounding
measures the time it takes for the sound to bounce back off o…
22 terms
Science - Oceans Test Study
Sea Cucumbers
Star Fish
Brittle Stars
Sea Horses
Echinoderms, radial symmetrical, water-vascular, eat decaying…
Invertebrates, carnivores
2,000 species, invertebrates, detrovore, kill small animals
Cornet-unique, dorsal fin-forward, pectoral fin-steering, pre…
Sea Cucumbers
Echinoderms, radial symmetrical, water-vascular, eat decaying…
Star Fish
Invertebrates, carnivores
40 terms
Ocean Science Study Cards
Invertebrate
The Animal Kingdom originated from...
Protoanimal stage allowed for...
Porifera are also known as
Without Backbone
Sea Sponges
Specialized cells to grow.
Sea Sponges
Invertebrate
Without Backbone
The Animal Kingdom originated from...
Sea Sponges
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Science Study Guide: Oceans
Estuary
Marine ecosystems
Upwelling
Downwelling
a coastal body of water where fresh water from a river mixes…
they are among the largest of Earth's aquatic ecosystems. The…
a process in which deep, cold water rises toward the surface
the downward movement of fluid, especially in the sea, the at…
Estuary
a coastal body of water where fresh water from a river mixes…
Marine ecosystems
they are among the largest of Earth's aquatic ecosystems. The…
37 terms
SCIENCE study guide - Oceans:]
salinity
salinity's effect on ocean water
What 2 things happen as you descend in…
Sonar
the total amount of dissolved salts in a sample of water
1) ocean water freezes at a lower temp (-1.9 degrees Celcius)…
1) the water temperature decreases... 2) pressure increases
uses sound waves to measure the distance in an object.
salinity
the total amount of dissolved salts in a sample of water
salinity's effect on ocean water
1) ocean water freezes at a lower temp (-1.9 degrees Celcius)…
30 terms
Study Set 13- Science: Oceanography
El Nino
La Nina
Nurdles
Photodegration
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.
The process by which the sun breaks down plastic inot smaller…
El Nino
An abnormal climate event that occurs every two to seven year…
La Nina
A climate event in the eastern Pacific Ocean in which surface…
24 terms
~Science oceans study guide~
location of the benthic zone
which layer of the boluminisent creatu…
deepest known place on earth
why ocean trenches exist
Ocean floor.
Midnight zone
The marina trench.
Old ocean crust and earths crust connect and make trenches.
location of the benthic zone
Ocean floor.
which layer of the boluminisent creatu…
Midnight zone
31 terms
Science Study Hydrosphere (Ocean)
What are Benthos?
What are Plankton?
What are Nekton?
What are estuaries?
Organisms that live at the bottom of the ocean
Small (REALLY SMALL) organisms that move with currents.
Swimming organisms that can move independently from the curre…
a body of water that is connected to one or more rivers and t…
What are Benthos?
Organisms that live at the bottom of the ocean
What are Plankton?
Small (REALLY SMALL) organisms that move with currents.
35 terms
Science Study Guide - Oceans
How many oceans are on Earth and their…
About what percent of the Earth is cov…
About what percent of the Earth's wate…
Why wouldn't it be wise for a human to…
Four/Five. Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Arctic and Antarctic…
about 71%
Salty 97% or 97.5%... Fresh 2.5% - 3%
Ocean water is very salty. Our bodies cannot rid itself of th…
How many oceans are on Earth and their…
Four/Five. Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Arctic and Antarctic…
About what percent of the Earth is cov…
about 71%
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Science Study guide- oceans
what is a wave?
how do waves form?
true or false? Waves start in the open…
What determines the size of a wave?
a movement of energy throughout a body of water
by winds that are blowing across the water's surface transmit…
true
The strength of the wind, how long the wind blows, and how fa…
what is a wave?
a movement of energy throughout a body of water
how do waves form?
by winds that are blowing across the water's surface transmit…
10 terms
Intro to Marine Science Study (Oceanography)
Currents
Gyres
Evolution
Naturals Effect
Circulation of water or air due to heating and cooling
Circular Ocean Current
As the Unifying theory of biology
Selects for adapation that enhance
Currents
Circulation of water or air due to heating and cooling
Gyres
Circular Ocean Current
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Review/ Study Guide Motion in the Ocean (waves, tides, and currents.) Oceanography
Wave period
wave speed
wave steepness
chop
the time it takes for two wave crests or troughs to pass a po…
celerity.... distance over time, fully developed seas (FDS) w…
the angle of the top of the wave compared to the base... once…
irregular small waves usually found in back bays of barrier i…
Wave period
the time it takes for two wave crests or troughs to pass a po…
wave speed
celerity.... distance over time, fully developed seas (FDS) w…
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Oceans Study Guide- Science
3 main ocean zones
temperature
salinity
what two things have an effect on desity
surface zone, thermocline, deep zone or intertidal zone, neri…
has more of an effect on density
has less of an effect on density
temperature and salinity
3 main ocean zones
surface zone, thermocline, deep zone or intertidal zone, neri…
temperature
has more of an effect on density
26 terms
Physical Oceanography, Ocean Acidification, and Taxonomy Test Study Guide
How long ago were the continents Pangea?
Who made the hypothesis of Continental…
What is an important characteristic of…
What is the salinity of the ocean?
180 million years ago
Alfred Wegener in 1912, wasn't accepted until the 50's becaus…
Its ability to absorb/retain heat, ocean temps remain constan…
35 ppt or 3.5%
How long ago were the continents Pangea?
180 million years ago
Who made the hypothesis of Continental…
Alfred Wegener in 1912, wasn't accepted until the 50's becaus…
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Ocean Science Midterm Study Material
What are the major Challenges to ocean…
What is adsorption?
What technology do we have to help us…
What is science?
You can't see through water -Inaccessibility of environment -…
Adsorption is the adhesion of molecules of gas, liquid, or di…
sonar and seismic profiling... Bottom sampling... Water sampling... CT…
Based on the natural world... Observable with our senses , is ev…
What are the major Challenges to ocean…
You can't see through water -Inaccessibility of environment -…
What is adsorption?
Adsorption is the adhesion of molecules of gas, liquid, or di…
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Science Oceanography Final Study Guide
Trench
Trough
Island
Ridge
A long, deep depression in the ocean floor
A gently sloping depression in the ocean florr
A body of land surrounded by water
A long, narrow elevation of earth
Trench
A long, deep depression in the ocean floor
Trough
A gently sloping depression in the ocean florr
13 terms
Science Study on the Ocean + Ocean Chemistry
Salinity
Density
Buoyancy
If salinity increases
Amount of dissolved salt in the water (g.)
Mass per volume
Ability of a substance to lift and support an object
Density increases
Salinity
Amount of dissolved salt in the water (g.)
Density
Mass per volume
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Science Exam Study Guide (Oceans)
Pacific Ocean
Chlorine
All of the above
Bathyal zone
The largest ocean is the _____________.
One of the most abundant elements in the ocean is _________.
Which of the following affects the ocean's salinity? ... Fresh…
Which benthic zone has a depth range between 200m and 4000m?
Pacific Ocean
The largest ocean is the _____________.
Chlorine
One of the most abundant elements in the ocean is _________.
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Science Ocean studies 4:3
The total amount of dissolved salts in…
What percent of ocean water is water &…
Where is salinity likely to be rather…
What is true about the effect of salin…
salinity
96.5% water & 3.5% dissolved salts
near melting ice and the poles
salinity increases the buoyancy of ocean water
The total amount of dissolved salts in…
salinity
What percent of ocean water is water &…
96.5% water & 3.5% dissolved salts
20 terms
Ocean Science Test Study Guide
continental margin
westerlies
trade winds
Coriolis effect
are where edges of continents meet the ocean
moving, directed, or stunned toward the west
2 global wind systems that flow between north and south latit…
effect of a rotating body that influences the motion of any o…
continental margin
are where edges of continents meet the ocean
westerlies
moving, directed, or stunned toward the west
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study guid for science test-oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
ocean floor
abyssal plain
the part of the continent covered with water. The shallowist…
the sloping part of the ocen bottom.
the part of the ocean bottom that begins where the continenta…
the flat part of the ocean floor.
continental shelf
the part of the continent covered with water. The shallowist…
continental slope
the sloping part of the ocen bottom.
15 terms
Chapter 4 Study Guide Science The Ocean
Ocean Currents
Coriolis Effects
Deep Currents
Upwelling
Global patterns created from the movement of the oceans; such…
caused by the rotating of the earth
convection currents that flow far beneath the surface of the…
The movement of deep, cold, and nutrient-rich water to the su…
Ocean Currents
Global patterns created from the movement of the oceans; such…
Coriolis Effects
caused by the rotating of the earth
8 terms
Science Ocean Unit_Study Guide
What is the ocean level called?
What is the first Continental __________
What is the second Continental _______…
What is the third Continental __________
Coastline
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
What is the ocean level called?
Coastline
What is the first Continental __________
Continental Shelf
18 terms
Science ocean studies 4:4
A large stream that flows through an o…
T or F: currents carry water great dis…
What are two things that are true abou…
The effect of earths rotation on the d…
Current
True
They are driven mainly by winds and move in a circular motion
Coriolis effect
A large stream that flows through an o…
Current
T or F: currents carry water great dis…
True
43 terms
Science Oceans and Atmosphere Study Guide
What causes gyres to form?
What are the characteristics of Antart…
What factors control the movement of s…
What affects the amounts of salinity a…
Coriollis Effect, Wind Belts, Surface Currents, Whirpool Circ…
Dence ice cold salty water
Hitting coast lines
Evaporation and amount of rainfall
What causes gyres to form?
Coriollis Effect, Wind Belts, Surface Currents, Whirpool Circ…
What are the characteristics of Antart…
Dence ice cold salty water
11 terms
study guid for science test -oceans
word 1
word 2
word 3
word 4
continental shelf
continental slope
ocean floor
abyssal plain
word 1
continental shelf
word 2
continental slope
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