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Oceanography
What are the 5 sub disciplines of Oceanography and what does each study? *Does anyone know a link i could find this?
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 9:43pm by Rissa

science
Oceanography is the study of oceans. The majority of the Earth is covered by oceans. Therefore, oceanography studies the majority of the Earth.
Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 10:19pm by Ms. Sue

sciences
http://www.palomar.edu/oceanography/salty_ocean.htm
Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 10:01am by Ms. Sue

Oceanography
I have an exam in oceanography coming up and I'm having a little trouble understanding directions. For example in my review sheet he asks question like this: In what compass direction does the coriolis force act in the following situations: An object moving west at 22 degrees ...
Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 9:06pm by Krysten

oceanography
how did the ocean form?
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 12:56am by penny lane

Oceanography
Who founded the Alexandrian Library?
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 12:31am by Rissa

Geography? Oceanography?
What is your School Subject?
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 9:29pm by Ms. Sue

oceanography
Maybe around the longitude of Albany, NY
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 8:19pm by Damon

Oceanography
Once again, use the search sites.
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 3:10am by SraJMcGin

Oceanography
Once again, try the search sites.
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 1:16am by SraJMcGin

oceanography
How do temperature and salinity vary in ocean basins?
Monday, March 17, 2008 at 4:35pm by Maddie

science
how dose oceanography effect the planet earth
Saturday, September 6, 2008 at 10:19pm by carolina

Oceanography (Help please Damon!)
If you had posted these questions separately, an answer might have been obtained sooner. I can only help with some of your questions. Oceanography is not my field. (a) For the first one, solve this "Beer's law" equation for k: exp(-kL) = 7.3*10^13/1.6*10^17 = 4.56*10^-4 kL = 7...
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 6:06am by drwls

Oceanography
Why is the ocean described as the world’s largest carbon sink?
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 12:32am by Malyssa

Oceanography
What are the steps and timing of the whales, dolphins, porpoises evolution.
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 1:18am by David

chemical oceanography
i worked it out to equal 1 Liter. is that correct?
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 9:11pm by Nelly

Oceanography
How did the extinction of the Mesozoic marine megafauna allow evolution of cetaceans?
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 1:16am by David

Oceanography
How did the extinction of the Mesozoic marine megafauna allow evolution of cetaceans?
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 1:16am by Clae Baker

earth science
oceanography is one of the oldest sciences. false right
Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 8:01pm by K

Oceanography
What substrate indicates the youngest and oldest beach? What are coral's symbionts?
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 9:48am by bj

science-oceanography
how are large volumes of bottom sediments transported long distances?
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 9:32pm by sdf

oceanography
You leave San Diego and local noon shows 5pm what's your longitude?
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 8:19pm by Anonymous

Oceanography
http://books.google.com/books?id=2NC3JmKI7mYC&pg=PA1&lpg=PA1&dq=5+sub+disciplines+of+Oceanography&source=bl&ots=X7g1t60s47&sig=ZDP7a1kCKB7Q3XmKuclglv-ZJpw&hl=en&ei=_uSVSr2XHI3PlAfnr8XADA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 9:43pm by Ms. Sue

oceanography
So, I looked at those Google links and they seemed to explain very well how the oceans formed.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 12:56am by Damon

oceanography
oh and @SraJMcGin, if you give me another link to the results of something you googled AGAIN, i may just loose my head. it doesn't help!
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 4:25am by penny lane

science
Have a look at, http://www.palomar.edu/oceanography/salty_ocean.htm I am not sure what grade you are at. You might also find this of interest, particularly Figure 4. http://www.whoi.edu/cms/files/msaito/2005/3/Saito_ICA_2003_1802.pdf
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 7:03am by Dr Russ

chemical oceanography
How many liters of seawater are there under 1 meter square of sea surface if the water depth is 10 meters?
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 9:11pm by Nelly

Oceanography/ Chem
-What are the products and reactants of chemosynthesis -What substance cam be measured in the water to estimate the amount of primary production?
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 10:39pm by Karissa

OCEANOGRAPHY HELP
how is living in a fast monving strean like living along the seashore
Saturday, November 25, 2006 at 8:13am by dulce

oceanography
What is the relative density of seawater. granite rock. basaltic rock. mantle
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 4:25am by penny lane

chemical oceanography
do i need to square the 10 meters so that it is 100 meters?
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 9:11pm by Nelly

Oceanography
What is OIL/RIG? What is its importance in the nitrogen cycle? How does nitrogen enter a marine system?
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 3:10am by Malyssa

chemical oceanography
how would it be worked if you have 1 square centimeter instead of the 1 square meter?
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 9:11pm by Nelly

Oceanography
The Coriolis acceleration is 2 V w sin L L is the latitude, V is the speed (m/s) and w is the angular rotation rate of Earth in radisns per second. The direction is perpendicular to the velocity vector.
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 10:28am by drwls

oceanography
wow, you gave me the link for the google search of that question? like i didn't think of doing that first? this is the worst service i have gotten in a long time. thanks alot
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 12:56am by penny lane

earth science
Oceanography is a fairly new science.
Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 8:01pm by Ms. Sue

Oceanography
I am having trouble identifing the major estuary types classed by salinity gradients? Why are they low in diversity but highly productive? Most searches are over my head. Thanks
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 12:07am by Malyssa

Oceanography
Toledo, OH is on the western end of Lake Erie. Would a north, west, or east wind produce the biggest wave in toledo? Why?
Monday, March 22, 2010 at 2:55am by Krysten

Oceanography
An east wind would be worse, at Toledo. The longer distance the wind "runs" along a lake's surface, the higher the waves becme.
Monday, March 22, 2010 at 2:55am by drwls

Oceanography
why the northeast and southeast trade winds are steady in strength and direction year round but the Northern Hemisphere westerlies alternate from northwest to southwest with summer and winter along the west coast of the United States.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 9:32am by kim

Oceanography
If the chlorinity of a sample of seawater is 5.5 0/00, what is the salinity in parts per thousand? Round your answer to the nearest tenths place. Basically, if ANYONE...knows anything about how to do this, or knows the answer or any information that could help me...I have no ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 12:05am by Melanie

Oceanography
What is the instantaneous acceleration (both magnitude and direction) due to the coriolis force on an object moving at 160 m s^-1 to the west located at 17 degrees south, 86 degrees west?
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 10:28am by Krysten

Oceanography
The abyssopelagic and abyssobenthic zone of the ocean, the largest biome on this planet, is in perpetual darkness. Yet production in these zones is driven largely by seasonal plankton blooms at the surface. Describe this system in rough terms and why season affects it. What ...
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 3:53am by Malyssa

Oceanography
Name the 3 major strategies used to prevent the long term motion of sand on beaches. If you wanted to build a house on a barrier island on the southeast coast of the US, where on the island would you build it (be as specific as possible)
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 10:57pm by Krysten

Oceanography
How much heat must be added to turn 3 grams of water at 100°C into a vapor and what will be the final temperature after this much heat is added
Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 10:54pm by Pat

Oceanography
What is the speed of a wave with wavelength=150 m and T=9.8 s, when it is moving through water 40 m deep? What is its speed when the wave reaches water of 5 m depth?
Monday, March 22, 2010 at 9:21am by Krysten

Oceanography
why on the world average. Earth’s. atmosphere is in motion. Take into consideration the distribution of earth’s surface area with latitude and the variation in heat loss and heat gain with latitude.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 9:36am by kim

Oceanography
A 15.75-g piece of unknown metal absorbs 60 cal of heat energy, and its temperature changes form 25 degrees C to 175 degrees C. Calculate the specific heat capacity of this metal.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 1:33am by bj

oceanography
14C has a half-life of 5,730 years. If we start with 70 grams of 14C at time zero how many grams of 14C will be left after three half-lives?
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 3:27pm by teal

Oceanography
a) Describe the generalized flow in a partially mixed estuary by depth. (ie., what is the flow at the surface, middle, and bottom?) b) How do larvae of the mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisi take advantage of this circulation to remain in the estuary throughout their development...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 10:45pm by Krysten

URGENT Science question
Justin wants to be the captain of an aircraft carrier when he gets out of school. Which subjects should Justin study to help him prepare for this career? biomedical science and meteorology oceanography and paleontology chemistry and biology physics and computer science*** Am I...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 1:03pm by Gabby

science -Oceanography
Behavior in fishes and other marine organisms, such as vertical migration, countershading, and breeding cycles are in responce to? Sunlight. choices of responses to: a. Penetration of light in the sea b. Temp changes with depth c. seasonal changes of salinity d. pressure ...
Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 6:14pm by Marsha

OCEANOGRAPHY HELP
The deep oceans can be divided into about 20 separate basins by bathymetric features. Is this true or false. I can't seem to find out the "20" part. I know the bathymetric features part is correct. Please help if you can.
Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 7:45am by Suzanne

oceanography
it is 5pm in Greenwich England and the sun is right over you that means the sun has traveled five hours west since noon at Greenwich. that is (5/24)*360 degrees = 75 degrees west Longitude
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 8:19pm by Damon

Oceanography
How do hurricanes produce storm sures? Why is a storm surge more severe along a coast with a side, shallow continental shelf than along a coast with a narrow continental shelf?
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 9:35am by kim

Science - Oceanography
Primary food source for abyssal organisms? Phytodetritus? Just a guess.... :) Phytodetritus is the major food source for abyssal benthic communities. choice of dead whales and other larger orgainsms which fall to the bottome or the rain of detritus and nutrients from the upper...
Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 6:13pm by Marsha

oceanography
A monster storm located 1200 km north of Hawaii generates wind waves with maximum wavelengths of 150 m. Calculate how much time you have to get to the north shore and surf the first big waves. Assume that the average depth of the North Pacific is 3800 m, and that there is no ...
Monday, March 17, 2008 at 9:30pm by Dan

Oceanography
One globally important consequence of the horizontal ocean circulation and one globally important consequence of vertical circulation in the oceans?
Monday, March 22, 2010 at 2:19am by Krysten

OCEANOGRAPHY HELP
Ridge systems are about how many kilometers wide? I get 65,000, but the answer needs to be a choice amongst 10 km, 50 km, 100 km, 500 km, or 1000 km. I have spent too much time on this already. Please help if you can. Thanks In miles they range from 8 miles to 30 miles. So 50 ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 6:13pm by Suzanne

chemical oceanography
length x width x depth = 1m x 1m x 10m = 10 cubic meters. Convert that to liters. The easy way to do it is to use Google; another way is to recognize that 1 m = 100 cm so the column of water is 100 cm x 100 cm x 1000 cm = 1 x 10^7 cc = 1 x 10^7 mL. Check my work.
Monday, September 8, 2008 at 9:11pm by DrBob222

Physics
I have an exam in oceanography coming up and I'm having a little trouble understanding directions. For example in my review sheet he asks question like this: In what compass direction does the coriolis force act in the following situations: An object moving west at 22 degrees ...
Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 8:42pm by Krysten

Chemical Oceanography
Avg PO4^3- []'s in the deep and surface ocn's are 2.11 and 0.71umolkg^-1. Calc the residence time of PO4^3- in the deep ocn considering the carbon budget(Figure below) Write the general equation, calculation and units. ------ represents a Box outline Surface...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 7:23pm by josh

Chemical Oceanography
Avg PO4^3- []'s in the deep and surface ocn's are 2.11 and 0.71umolkg^-1. Calc the residence time of PO4^3- in the deep ocn considering the carbon budget(Figure below) Write the general equation, calculation and units. ------ represents a Box outline Surface...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 7:32pm by josh

chemical oceanography
Avg PO4^3- []'s in the deep and surface ocn's are 2.11 and 0.71umolkg^-1. Calc the residence time of PO4^3- in the deep ocn considering the carbon budget(Figure below) Write the general equation, calculation and units. ------ represents a Box outline Surface...
Friday, April 23, 2010 at 2:51pm by josh

OCEANOGRAPHY HELP
What ridge is located at 10 degrees South and 90 degrees East? I thought it was the Cocos Ridge but am wrong. Thanks. It is called the Ninetyeast Ridge, and it is in the Indian Ocean. There is a Cocos Ridge off the coast of Panama in the North pacific, exactly on the opposite ...
Saturday, November 25, 2006 at 8:13am by Suzanne

Oceanography
I can only guess that we are talking about the decay constant in I = Io e^-kx Where for example : Io = 1.6 * 10^17 *10^4 photons/m^2s and i at 16 m = 7.3 * 10^13 * 10^4 = 1.6 * 10^17 * 10^4 * e^-k(16) 4.56 *10^-4 = e^-16k ln 4.56 -4 ln10 = -16 k 1.517 - 9.210 = -7.693 =16 k k...
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 6:06am by Damon

Science-Oceanography
Bioluminescence in the marine environment is: a. Widespread amonth both invertebreates and the fishes? b. limited to plankton and survace dwelling organisms? It is widespread. Scroll down to Organisms that bioluminesce here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioluminescence#...
Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 6:16pm by Marsha

Oceanography
http://science.hq.nasa.gov/oceans/system/carbon.html
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 12:32am by Ms. Sue

Oceanography
The Coriolis force is always perpendicular (and proportional) to the velocity vector. Whether it goes to the right or left relative to the velocity vector depends upon in which direction the coordinate system is turning. In the Earth's northern hemisphere, the force is 90 ...
Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 9:06pm by drwls

science
WHat branches of science fall under the environmental science umbrella? Go to Wikepedia...very good article on environmental science...they list sub-categories. Depending upon what is being investigated, there are many; such as chemistry, biology, microbiology, engineering, ...
Sunday, September 3, 2006 at 9:23pm by Sherry

oceanography
1. How much of the total water at earth's surface is fresh water? 2. Of all the freshwater at the earth's surface, what percent is found as ice and glaciers? 3. What percent of all freshwater is groundwater? 4. What percent of the rainfall that falls on continents is returned ...
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 at 1:40pm by Ashley

oceanography
Seawater is just slightly over the fresh water density baseline of 1 dues to salt and trace minerals in it. Since all your other rocks sink in salt water, you know they are denser (Archimedes) The mantle is composed of various materials and gets denser with depth, relative ...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 4:25am by Damon

Oceanography/ Chem
The answer to your first question can be found at http://www.answers.com/topic/chemosynthesis With regard to your second condition, I assume you mean primary production of carbohydrates by photosynthesis. The rate of production of biomass can be used. It is associated with the...
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 10:39pm by drwls

oceanography
i want to make sure i am answering this correctly. 1) the primary source of energy for ocean currents and waves is: the sun 2)as a wave passes in deep water, water parcels move in: almost closed circular orbits 3)which of the following is not a feature of simple waves? options...
Friday, August 8, 2008 at 10:25pm by student

Oceanography
These sites have your answers. http://estuary.uconn.edu/EWP9.html http://www.oceansatlas.org/servlet/CDSServlet?status=ND0xOTQxMiZjdG5faW5mb192aWV3X3NpemU9Y3RuX2luZm9fdmlld19mdWxsJjY9ZW4mMzM9KiYzNz1rb3M~
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 12:07am by Ms. Sue

oceanography
Try some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+did+the+ocean+form&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 12:56am by SraJMcGin

Oceanography
1. Try some of the following links for information: https://www.google.com/search?q=What+substrate+indicates+the+youngest+and+oldest+beach%3F+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a 2. Try some of these: https://www.google.com/search?q=What+are+...
Monday, November 21, 2011 at 9:48am by SraJMcGin

Oceanography
Try here: http://www.google.com/search?q=who+founded+the+Alexandrian+Library&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Thursday, August 27, 2009 at 12:31am by SraJMcGin

ANOTHER OCEANOGRAPHY QUESTION
The deep oceans can be divided into about 20 separate basins by bathymetric features. Is this statement true or false? I know that the deep oceans can be divided by bathymetric features, but I'm not sure about the 20 separate basins. I seem to have found only 12 deep ocean ...
Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 9:51pm by Suzanne

Oceanography
For an example of the first effect, read "The Impact of the Gulf Stream Current" at http://geography.about.com/od/physicalgeography/a/gulfstream.htm The current helps keep the climate of Ireland and Great Britain much milder than it would be otherwise. For an important example...
Monday, March 22, 2010 at 2:19am by drwls

Oceanography
Try some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+calculate+the+specific+heat+capacity+of+a+metal&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 1:33am by SraJMcGin

oceanography
These sites may help you. http://oceanworld.tamu.edu/resources/ocng_textbook/chapter06/chapter06_01.htm http://au.encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761574766/oceans_and_oceanography.html
Monday, March 17, 2008 at 4:35pm by Ms. Sue

oceanography
There may be some answers here. http://www.can-do.com/uci/lessons98/Raft.html http://science.howstuffworks.com/rogue-wave2.htm If you need help learning how to search, including how to choose good search terms, go here and scroll down to the links under HOW TO SEARCH THE ...
Friday, August 8, 2008 at 10:25pm by Writeacher

science-oceanography
Try some of the following links for information: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+are+large+volumes+of+bottom+sediments+transported+long+distances%3F+&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 9:32pm by SraJMcGin

OCEANOGRAPHY HELP
Sediments composed of particles of one size are called ___________. I think it's well-sorted but am not sure. You are correct. See: http://72.14.253.104/search?q=cache:BtQzENSvQ4MJ:flightline.highline.edu/wmoses/Ocean101/OC101PowerPoints/Sediments.ppt+Sediments+%22particles+of...
Saturday, November 25, 2006 at 12:44pm by Pat

oceanography
I am with you on one two and three but have doubts about 4 and 5 4)which of the folowing is true of deepwater waves?(they are in water deeper than 1/2 wavelength, they are unaffected by th ebottom, wave speed is independet of water depth, all of the above) my answer is they ...
Friday, August 8, 2008 at 10:25pm by Damon

Oceanography
On a sunny day in an estuary, the surface irradiance is 1.6*10^17 photons cm^-2 s^-1. What is k if the irradiance is 7.3*10^13 photons cm^-1 s^-1 at 16 m depth? At a spot in the ocean, the surface irradiance is 7.8*10^16 photons and k=.14 m^-1. At what depth does the euphotic ...
Friday, March 5, 2010 at 6:06am by Krysten

Oceanography
Salinity is a measurement that indicates the amount of salts dissolved in water, usually on a w/w basis. Concentrations are commonly expressed as parts per thousand (ppt or 0/00). Normal seawater salinity is 34 parts per thousand, meaning that 1,000 grams of seawater contains ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 12:05am by Dr Russ

CONFUSED ABOUT OCEANOGRAPHY
Ridge systems are bout how many kilometers wide? 1ooo, 500, 100, 50, or 10. Yesterday, Bob Pursley was so kind to give me the answer of 50 km, but I'm still not sure. I think it's between 1000km - 3000km because rift valleys are 20-50 km wide. Can you, Bob, or someone please ...
Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 9:47pm by Suzanne

Oceanography
If you know the length and the period, that gives the speed without doing anything about the speed of a wave in deep or shallow water. The question is misstated I think. speed = length/period. = 150/9.8 = 15.3 Now as to the real question, what is the speed of a deep water wave...
Monday, March 22, 2010 at 9:21am by Damon

OCEANOGRAPHY HELP
I'm looking for a map of Pangea with continents labeled at sea level and one with continents labeled at continental shelf level. Does anyone know what web site I can go to? Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "pangea map 'sea level'" ...
Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 11:48am by Suzanne

Oceanography
It looks as if what you need to do is learn how to conduct thorough and effective searches for yourself. That's what research is, and I'm sure that's what your teacher expects you to do -- conduct research. You are searching for information that is so specific that you have ...
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 3:53am by SraJMcGin

Oceanography
It looks as if what you need to do is learn how to conduct thorough and effective searches for yourself. That's what research is, and I'm sure that's what your teacher expects you to do -- conduct research. You are searching for information that is so specific that you have ...
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 1:18am by SraJMcGin

Science Fair
which catory is my project is Project Categories Projects are judged by category. Read through the 14 categories listed below and decide which one best fits your project. You will be asked to identify that category on the application form. Behavioral and Social Sciences: Human...
Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 3:42pm by Lauren

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