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09/26 Where do we find the highest tides in the world? - Bay of Fundy - Difference of high and low tide : 16.3m (3 story bldg) How do marine organisms deal with these tides? - Strategy to get oxygen: in and & out of water - UV exposure and temp regulation w/ sun - mobility: the pools 09/28 What and where is the largest mountain range? - Mid-ocean ridge - Circles globe from Arctic to Atlantic, into Indian, crossing Pacific, along plate outlines How was it formed? - Tectonic plates pushing and pulling against each other 10/01 In addition to mid-ocean ridges, what factors do scientists use to determine the boundaries of tectonic plates? - Location of earthquakes - Location of volcanoes - Seafloor age - Topography and bathymetry - (Fossil age, actual movements) 10/03 Why are there no trees in the ocean? - Rough waters - Gas exchanges - Light penetration - No need for trunk – only need leaves ex. kelp 10/05 Why are the Great Salt Lakes & Mono Lake saltier than the ocean? (50-270 ppt) - Terminal Basin – Not outlet and lots of evaporation
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