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How much heat would be required to warm Earth's oceans by 1.0 degree celsius ? Assume that the volume of Earth's oceans is 137x10^7 km^3 and that the density of seawater is 1.03 g/cm^3.

Also assume that the heat capacity of seawater is the same as that of water.
Earth's oceans moderate temperatures by absorbing heat during warm periods.

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  1. heat= volume*density*specificheatcapacity*delataTemp

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  2. Heat=mcq
    m=density*volume
    q=(1+273)kelvin

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