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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?
August 26, 2009 by Rissa

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 ...
March 21, 2010 by Krysten

oceanography
how did the ocean form?
December 13, 2011 by penny lane

Oceanography
Who founded the Alexandrian Library?
August 27, 2009 by Rissa

oceanography
How do temperature and salinity vary in ocean basins?
March 17, 2008 by Maddie

science
how dose oceanography effect the planet earth
September 6, 2008 by carolina

Oceanography
Why is the ocean described as the world’s largest carbon sink?
March 13, 2008 by Malyssa

Oceanography
What are the steps and timing of the whales, dolphins, porpoises evolution.
March 13, 2008 by David

Oceanography
How did the extinction of the Mesozoic marine megafauna allow evolution of cetaceans?
March 13, 2008 by David

earth science
oceanography is one of the oldest sciences. false right
August 16, 2008 by K

Oceanography
What substrate indicates the youngest and oldest beach? What are coral's symbionts?
November 21, 2011 by bj

science-oceanography
how are large volumes of bottom sediments transported long distances?
December 12, 2011 by sdf

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

chemical oceanography
How many liters of seawater are there under 1 meter square of sea surface if the water depth is 10 meters?
September 8, 2008 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?
May 19, 2010 by Karissa

oceanography
What is the relative density of seawater. granite rock. basaltic rock. mantle
December 13, 2011 by penny lane

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

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
March 13, 2008 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?
March 22, 2010 by Krysten

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.
February 9, 2013 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 ...
September 24, 2008 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?
March 5, 2010 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 ...
March 13, 2008 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)
April 27, 2010 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
July 7, 2011 by Pat

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.
September 28, 2011 by bj

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?
March 22, 2010 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.
February 9, 2013 by kim

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.
November 16, 2006 by Suzanne

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?
October 15, 2012 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...
April 27, 2010 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 ...
November 15, 2006 by Suzanne

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...
September 3, 2013 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 ...
December 14, 2006 by Marsha

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?
February 9, 2013 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...
December 14, 2006 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 ...
March 17, 2008 by Dan

Oceanography
One globally important consequence of the horizontal ocean circulation and one globally important consequence of vertical circulation in the oceans?
March 22, 2010 by Krysten

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 ...
March 21, 2010 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...
April 22, 2010 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 ...
November 25, 2006 by Suzanne

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...
April 22, 2010 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...
April 23, 2010 by josh

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#...
December 14, 2006 by Marsha

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, ...
September 3, 2006 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 ...
December 12, 2006 by Ashley

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...
August 8, 2008 by student

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 ...
November 16, 2006 by Suzanne

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...
November 25, 2006 by Pat

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 ...
March 5, 2010 by Krysten

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 ...
November 16, 2006 by Suzanne

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'" ...
October 19, 2006 by Suzanne

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