This area includes all oceans, seas, lakes, swamps, rivers, and water areas of the Earth. A.) Thermosphere B.) Hydrosphere C.) Atmosphere D.) Biosphere

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  1. science

    1. How is the equator similar to the prime meridian? (1 point) Both the equator and prime meridian are lines that divide Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Both the equator and the prime meridian are imaginary base lines from which locations

  2. Science help.

    Where is most freshwater on Earth found? lakes and rivers oceans and seas underground ice caps and glaciers How does algal growth caused by agricultural waste kill marine organisms? by blocking sunlight and depleting oxygen by increasing oxygen levels in

  3. Check my answers?

    A. 75 % B. 12.5% C. 25% D. 3.13% E. 9.38% 3. what percentage of land on the earths surface is inhospital lands? - B 4. what percentage of earths surface is covered by land? - C 5. what percentage of land on earth is usable, for living on, but not for

  4. science

    What happens to carbon in plants when the plants die? The carbon is released into the soil, but it is not used again. The carbon will be released into the soil for use by the next generation.*** The carbon is not released; it is lost. The carbon is

  5. Social studies

    What physical features in Central Asia and the Caucasus shape settlement patterns? A. plains and oceans B. mountains and oceans C. deserts and mountains D. rivers and volcanoes

  6. Science

    Which of the following statements about topography is correct? A. The topography of an area includes the area’s elevation, relief, and landforms. B. The topography of an area includes the area’s oceans and seas. C. The topography of an area includes

  7. Science

    Where is most of the surface water on earth found? a) as freshwater in rivers b) as frozen water near the pole c) as groundwater under the surface d) as salt water in oceans I think its either A or D. Am I correct?

  8. Science check my answers

    Which of the following is not needed to make a model of the water cycle? an energy source water a closed container a drain Which of the following explains why water is a limited resource? Water is present on Earth in a fixed amount that does not change.

  9. geography

    The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement that was designed to * A. reduce the emission of greenhouse gases linked to climate change. B. reduce the nuclear arsenals of specific countries. C. develop an early alert system to warn populations of

  10. Social studies

    based on your text and this reading, why was the land near water so important for french settlers? Settlers who relied on water roots for transportation Settlers used water route to hunt for food Settlers depended on water from rivers and lakes for their

  11. science

    Which carbon reservoir has the longest residence time? plant biomass oceans fossil deposits*** soil What do plants use for energy? light glucose*** fructose water Animals, such as clams and oysters, build their shells from ________ in the water. hydrogen

  12. science

    1. Why do earthquakes occur along the San Andreas Fault? a. Two plates meet at the San Andreas Fault and they slide next to each other causing earthquakes b. Two plates converge at the San Andreas Fault causing earthquakes*** c. Two plates pull apart at

  13. Biology

    Which is one way that a freshwater wetland differs from a lake or pond? A. water flows in a lake or pond but never flows in a wetland. B. Wetlands are nesting areas for birds, but lakes and ponds are not. C. Water does not always cover a wetland as it does

  14. marine science

    Lesson 3: wrapping up unit 1 Marine science A unit 1: about the earth. 1. The history of Sir Isaac Newton study of gravity does which of the following. a .illustrates how a theory becomes law b.provides an example of a theory that has been discredited c.

  15. Earth Science

    1. The water cycle is the _____. A. distribution of drinking water on Earth ?**? B. unending circulation of Earth's water supply ?**? C. the recycling of water after industrial use ?**? D. the evaporation of water from Earth's surface ?**? 2. Plants

  16. Science

    What percent of water is not easily accessible or usable on earth? *A. .6% B. 12.5% C. 50% D. 99% Subtract the answer from the last question from 100%. What does the remainder represent and what are the sources of this percentage of water? A. 97% rivers

  17. biology

    Read the passage. Oceans and seas can act as a heat reservoir to regulate climates. They can absorb great quantities of heat in the summer, with very little temperature change. In the winter, oceans and seas release the heat. This is the main reason why

  18. Science

    PLEASE CHECK MY ANSWERS!! I AM SOO FAR BEHIND IN THIS CLASS! 1. Which of the following describes the effect of high altitude on climate? Rain is very rare Flooding is more likely Temperatures are lower

  19. Minnesota Studies 6 A

    1. What about Minnesota’s geography helped the sawmill industry thrive? (1 point) A. There was an abundance of trees along riverbanks where sawmills were established. B. Areas around the lakes were good places to establish sawmills because of access to

  20. Science

    Which of the following explains why water is limited resource 1:water is present on earth in a fixed amount that does not change 2:water is degrading slowly with time 3:only water not present in oceans is available for living things to use 4:once it ends

  21. science

    1.where is most freshwater found on earth? A.lakes and rivers B.oceans and seas C.Underground D.icecaps and glaciers

  22. science

    In order to expand agriculture and urban areas to meet increased demand for growing populations, water supplies often have to be diverted. In three to five sentences, construct a potential chain of consequences for what could happen when water is diverted

  23. Science

    Oceans receive freshwater from precipitation and rivers. Yet ocean level do not change very much from these actions. Why are ocean level not greatly affected? a) Water is constantly seeping underground in the ocean; B)Water is constantly evaporating over

  24. Science

    Why is freshwater a limited resource? A. because most water on Earth is in lakes B. because most water on Earth is in clouds C. because most water on Earth is in the ground D. because most water on Earth is saltwater D

  25. science

    1.why is freshwater a limited resource? a)because most water on earth is in lakes** b)because most water on earth is in clouds c)because most water on earth is in the ground d)because most water on earth is salt water

  26. Scienc

    The Main difference between terrestrial planets and gas giants is the way they are formed the shape of their obits the level of their density*** the plane in which they lie Where is most of Earth's freshwater located in lakes in rivers in oceans in

  27. Ss

    Which of the following statements accurately describes the movement of ideas and goods during the middle ages? A the rivers of Europe allowed people to move easily and spread new ideas.B the mountains of Europe made transportation and the spread of goods

  28. History

    All of the following are examples of how geographical boundaries can limit cultural interaction except rivers deserts mountains oceans I think its A. since rivers are the easiest boundraies to pass through

  29. Environmental Science

    This area includes all oceans, seas, lakes, swamps, rivers, and water areas of the Earth. A.) Thermosphere B.) Hydrosphere C.) Atmosphere D.) Biosphere

  30. Earth space science, check answers?

    A. 75 % B. 12.5% C. 25% D. 3.13% E. 9.38% 3. what percentage of land on the earths surface is inhospital lands? - B 4. what percentage of earths surface is covered by land? - C 5. what percentage of land on earth is usable, for living on, but not for

  31. SCIENCE (correct I hope)

    Summarize the hydrologic cycle. How important is this cycle to Earth? The hydrologic cycle is a circulation of water from the oceans to the atmosphere and land, and back to the oceans. The hydrologic cycle starts with evaporation of water which comes from

  32. Algebra 1

    Earth has a radius of about 6.4 x 10 to the 6th power m. Approximate the surface area of earth using the formula for the surface area is a sphere, S = 4 pi r squared. Earths surface is about 70 percent water. About how many square meters of earths surface

  33. social studies

    What physical features in Central Asia and the Caucasus shape settlement patterns? PLEASE HELP ASAP A. plains and oceans----my answer B. mountains and oceans C. deserts and mountains D. rivers and volcanoes

  34. Civics HELP!!! Ms.Sue

    Which of the following describes how the physical features of countries in North America influence trade in these countries? A) Most have flat terrain, making railroads the least expensive method of transporting goods. B) With oceans on both sides, most

  35. AP European History

    I have to write an essay answering the following questions: What is the relationship between the study of geography and the study of history? What are the advantages and disadvantages of Europe’s geography? Explain the impact of Europe’s geography on

  36. science-plz help this is so urgent!

    8. a) after the oceans, where is the next largest reserve of water found? b) does this reserve contain salt water or fresh water? Fresh water lakes on the surface. Glaciers and icecaps account for a greater amount of water than lakes swamps and rivers if

  37. geography

    what causes deferred junctions on on rivers flood plains? a.swamps b.ox-bow lakes c.raised riverf banks d.river cliffs

  38. Science

    Drag and drop the words to complete the sentence. evaporate vapor condense precipitation Earth’s water is always moving in a process called the water cycle. This process transfers water from Earth’s surface into the atmosphere and back again. First,

  39. Science 6th Grade Please Help!

    How does wind affect precipitation? a. Wind does not have any effect on precipitation. b. Winds that blow from over the land contain a lot of water vapor that will cause precipitation. c. Winds that blow inland from oceans or large lakes contain very

  40. History

    How did rivers affect the locations of early settlements in Georgia? A. People often settled near shoals where it was easier to cross the river. B. People typically settled away from rivers and other bodies of water. C. People typically settled near rivers

  41. history

    (04.05 MC) Map with large caption that says 'Plains' and an area is yellow with headers that read 'Skidi,' 'Pawnee,' 'Chaui,' 'Pittahauenat,' and 'Kitkehaki.' The yellow area also features rivers, the North Loop, the Loop, the Middle Loop and the Platte,

  42. Science question, only 1

    Which of the following explains why water is a limited resource? Water is present on Earth in a fixed amount that does not change. Water is degrading slowly with time. Only water not present in oceans is available for living things to use. Once it ends up

  43. English

    Which sentence best summarizes the main idea of the article? A. You can do an experiment with a baggie, cup, water, food color, and a marker. B. When the water in a cloud falls as precipitation, it may fall on land or water. C. In the water cycle, water

  44. Science

    1) How does water vapour change into solid and liquid water above earth's surface? 2)does all surface runoff move directley into lakes, rivers and oceans? Please help asap it means alot!

  45. 7th grade

    Is the Carribean Sea the only major body of water connected to Aruba. Is there any other oceans,lakes or rivers. Not sure if the Pacific Ocean is close enough to it. Thanks.

  46. Science

    A hurricane becomes more powerful be evaporating water from? lakes mountains oceans*** rivers 1. Over time, scientists have changed their model of our solar system. It has transitioned from A) a sun-centered to an moon-centered model. B) a sun-centered to

  47. chem.

    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

  48. Social Studies

    Ships from the Great Lakes travel the St Lawrence river to what ocean? Answer these questions with true or false The five great lakes are large enough to be called inland seas False? The great lakes form north americas most important waterway true? The

  49. chem

    Global warming refers to the rise in average global temperature due to the increased concentration of certain gases, called greenhouse gases, in our atmosphere. Earth¡¯s oceans, because of their high heat capacity, can absorb heat and therefore act to

  50. Science

    Where is most freshwater on Earth found? A. lakes and rivers B. oceans and seas C. underground D. ice caps and glaciers

  51. Math & science

    Earth has a radius of about 6.4*10^m. What is the approximate surface are of Earth? Use the formula for the surface area of a sphere,S= 4 pi ^2 . Oceans cover about 70% of the surface of the Earth.A bout how many squares of Earth's surface are covered by

  52. Environmental Science

    Earth's surface water is found in a.lakes b.rivers c.streams d.all of the above I picked d. because that's where SURFACE water is at right? yup ditto.....

  53. chem/math

    How much heat would be required to warm Earth¡¯s oceans by 1.0 ¡ãC? Assume that the volume of Earth¡¯s oceans is 137 x ¡¼10¡½^7 ¡¼km¡½^3 and that the density of sea water is 1.03 g/cm3. Also assume that the heat capacity of seawater is the

  54. Geography

    11. Because most of the inhabitants in Southwest Asia live near reliable sources of water, the population of the region is a. unevenly distributed over the area b. concentrated in small desert villages c. greatest in highland areas d. more than ninety

  55. Science

    Do you guys know of a website where i can find the average temperature of these biomes? Tundra, Tiaga, Temperate Deciduous Forest: Tropical Rainforest: Grasslands: Desert: Rivers: Lakes & Ponds: Coral Reefs: Temperate Oceans: thanks:)

  56. geology(science) does this sound ok?

    write a 200-300 word description of how these four subsystems interact with one another. In your response, identify one type of resource from each subsystem on which people depend. this is what i said..... The earths 4 subsystems are the following

  57. history

    French took the lead in colonizing the upper Midwest region. From the early 16th century on, French soldiers, missionaries and fur traders left their slight mark upon the St. Lawrence Valley, the upper Great Lakes and points west. For the early French

  58. Science

    What are 2 processess that change earth slowly? The ___1____, which includes the__2____ and part of the _____3_____, is divided into plates that carry all of the Earth's lands and oceans. These plates float on a ___4____ layer of rock in the upper mantle

  59. Chemistry

    Earth's oceans have an average depth of 3800 m, a total area of 3.63 108 km2, and an average concentration of dissolved gold of 5.8 10-9 g/L. (a) How many grams of gold are in the oceans? (b) How many cubic meters of gold are in the oceans? Assuming the

  60. Science

    Where is most of the freshwater on Earth? F. lakes G. glaciers H. rivers J. oceans

  61. Geography

    What general statements could you make about water resources in Africa south of the Sahara? Include rainfall, rivers, lakes, and oceans.

  62. Science

    About what percent of all of Earth's fresh water is found in ground water, streams, lakes, and rivers?

  63. Science

    What is the average yearly rainfall for Rivers: Lakes & Ponds: Coral Reefs: Temperate Oceans: ?? thanks:)

  64. GEOGRAPHY

    1)The branches of rivers within a delta are called:(a)tributaries(b)confluences(c)distributaries(d)meanders 2)All of the following are conditions that m,ust be met so that deltas may form except:(a)steep drop in the sea floor(b)area protected from strong

  65. Earth Science

    Which aquartic biome would cypress, cedar, and dogwood trees, and submerged floating plants ne located? Lakes and Ponds Streams and RIvers Swamps Freshwater Marsh Saltwater Marsh Intertidal Zone

  66. SCIENCE (correct I hope)

    Freshwater Resource Challenge: aquifer depletion overdrawing surface water saltwater intrusion Ocean Water Resource Challenge: Flooding (flood)is an overflow of an expanse of water that submerges land, a deluge. water pollution is the contamination of

  67. Environmental Sciencee

    2. The water resources of the Earth are located in a. salt water fround in the ocean b. fresh water found in icecaps and glaciers c. fresh water found in rivers, lakes, and streams d. all of the above D

  68. chemistry

    Global warming refers to the rise in average global temperature due to the increased concentration of certain gases, called greenhouse gases, in our atmosphere. Earth's oceans, because of their high heat capacity, can absorb heat and therefore act to slow

  69. math chem

    Global warming refers to the rise in average global temperature due to the increased concentration of certain gases, called greenhouse gases, in our atmosphere. Earth¡¯s oceans, because of their high heat capacity, can absorb heat and therefore act to

  70. science

    The earth wobbles slightly on its axis. which of the following earth processes might best account for these changes in earth's rotation? 1)underground nuclear explosions 2)population increases 3)variations in rainfall and river flooding 4)motion of

  71. Science

    Why does the water of lakes and oceans look alike?

  72. Science

    What are the dominant plants in the Tundra Taiga: Temperate Deciduous Forest: Tropical Rainforest: Grasslands: Desert: Rivers: Lakes & Ponds: Coral Reefs: Temperate Oceans: ? if you know of a website with the information that would be great!

  73. french

    How do you differentiate the prepositions for bodies of water. I know seas are feminine and oceans are masculine, but what prepostions do you use?

  74. science

    how is the rivers and oceans so important to us besides it provides water and habitat?

  75. Math

    Suppose that a scientist estimates that every square mile of the ocean contains an average of 4.6 × 104 pieces of trash. The area of the Earth’s surface that is covered by oceans is approximately 1.2 × 108 square miles. Using the estimate, how many

  76. Environmental Studies

    Since most domestic water suppliers/communities in the U.S. rely on surface water (rivers, dams, lakes) for their water supplies, why should groundwater be protected and managed just like surface water?

  77. English

    I am making a mini book and in it i am writing these words: Peninsula,island,continent,island,ocean,seas,rivers,lakes,and glaciers and writing definitions for these words. So I wanted to know what could I put for the title of this mini book.

  78. Enviro Science

    2. The water resources of Earth are located in a. salt water found in the ocean b. freshwater found in icecaps and glaciers c. fresh water found in rivers, lakes, and streams d. all of the above C 4. Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a moment in

  79. Science

    Which of the following contain water that is easily available for human use? (more than one answer) Icecaps & glaciers - 76% of fresh water Shallow Groundwater- 12% of fresh water Deep Groundwater - 11% of fresh water Lakes & Rivers - 0.34% of fresh water

  80. Science

    Bacterial action purifies water in lakes, streams, oceans, and A)in the air B)deep underground C)In the first few inches of soil D)On the surface of the ground. Thanks for helping out with this.

  81. Writing/Poem

    Louisiana Swamps, Rivers, Lakes, and Ponds Crawfish, Shrimp, and Lobsters too Singing and Dancing to Jazz and Blues While traveling around on the bayous Taking pictures in front of Louisiana’s Capitols And riding aboard the U.S. Kidd Then going to have

  82. science

    Bacterial action purifies water in lakes, streams, oceans, and BLANK? The options are in the air, deep underground, in the first couple inches of soil, or on the surface of the ground? thanks for your explanation :-)

  83. Spanish

    Costa Rica has over 100 ________ that make up its geography. a. lakes b. swamps c. rainforests d. volcanic cones (My Answer)

  84. Geography

    On a map, what does the symbol of a blue line usually represent? rivers streams small lakes canals or lake borders aka water ways

  85. civics

    Which of the following describes how features of countries in north america influence change in these countries ? A.Most have flat terrain, making railroads the least expensive method of transporting goods. B.with oceans on both sides, most countries have

  86. English

    Can someone check these sentences, please? I need to prepare them for Tomorrow. 1) Air pollution is mainly caused by gases from factories and car exhaust fumes. It can cause acid rain, breathing problems and it can increase the risk of cancer. 2)The

  87. Ms. Sue PLZ HELP!!!(Civics)

    Which of the following describes how the physical features of countries in North America influence trade in these countries? Most have flat terrain, making railroads the least expensive method of transporting goods. With oceans on both sides, most

  88. Civics ASAP PLZ =:)

    Which of the following describes how the physical features of countries in North America influence trade in these countries? (3 points) Most have flat terrain, making railroads the least expensive method of transporting goods. With oceans on both sides,

  89. Science

    Watershed's affect our environment because without watershed's we wouldn't be able to transport water to nearby lakes,streams, rivers, etc. The water comes from precipitation that falls on to a certain land called watershed and then drains the water to

  90. SS

    The water for Earth’s oceans originally came from ____.

  91. chemistry

    how much heat would be required to warm the earth's oceans by 1 degree celcius if the volume of the earths oceans is 137x100000000km3 and the density of the seawater is 1.03g/cm3

  92. Environmental Science

    #54. In two or three well-developed paragraphs, define and list two characteristics of each of the following: coastal wetlands, coral reefs, and oceans. I'm not sure what it means by defining and listing two characteristics. here's my answer: Coastal

  93. Science :(

    4. Which of the following is not needed to make a model of the water cycle? an energy source water a closed container a drain 5. Which of the following explains why water is a limited resource? Water is present on Earth in a fixed amount that does not

  94. Help

    4. Which of the following is not needed to make a model of the water cycle? an energy source water a closed container a drain 5. Which of the following explains why water is a limited resource? Water is present on Earth in a fixed amount that does not

  95. Science

    The words to use are: crust, moving, lithosphere, asthenosphere, upper mantle, volcanoes, semisolid The ___1___, which includes the ___2___ and part of the ___3___, is divided into plates that carry all of Earth's lands and oceans. These plates float on a

  96. earth

    Suppose a geologist is studying two distinct areas next to a spreading ridge. The magnetic direction of the minerals in the oldest area is opposite to the magnetic direction of minerals in the newest area. (a) Which area is closest to the centre of the

  97. Biology

    If water were not a polar molecule and could not form hydrogen bonds, how would this change the structure and density of ice? Why would change? How would this affect the organisms living in lakes and ponds? 1. It would be heavier than water and sink. 2. If

  98. Science

    Suppose a geologist is studying two distinct areas next to a spreading ridge. The magnetic direction of the minerals in the oldest area is opposite to the magnetic direction of minerals in the newest area. a) Which area is closest to the center of the

  99. science

    Discuss how comets might have a role to play in life evolving on an earth-like extrasolar planet in a distant solar system. can some one please help me out here. If life came to Earth via a comet, wouldn't it make sense to predict that some comet could

  100. science

    On Earth as a whole, what happens to most of the presipitation? 1 It recharges the soil moisture deflict. 2 it becomes runoff and moves o the oceans. 3 it is store in the soil as capillary oceans. 4 it is returned to the atmosphere through evaporation and

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