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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Sediments composed of particles of one size are called ___________. I think it's well-sorted but am not sure. You are correct. See: http://126.96.36.199/search?q=cache:BtQzENSvQ4MJ:flightline.highline.edu/wmoses/Ocean101/OC101PowerPoints/Sediments.ppt+Sediments+%22particles+of...
Saturday, November 25, 2006 at 12:44pm by Pat
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
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
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
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
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
Why is the ocean described as the world’s largest carbon sink?
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 12:32am by Malyssa
How did the extinction of the Mesozoic marine megafauna allow evolution of cetaceans?
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 1:16am by David
What are the steps and timing of the whales, dolphins, porpoises evolution.
Thursday, March 13, 2008 at 1:18am by David
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
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 9:43pm by Ms. Sue
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
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