MAST 200 review I F2007

MAST 200 review I F2007 - MAST 200-010 The Oceans Exam...

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MAST 200-010 The Oceans Exam Review I  Fall 2007 Guidelines:  Review the bulleted points below and understand the concepts   stated from Lectures, Textbook, and other Readings Lecture 1 : Introduction and History Description and definition of OCEANOGRAPHY The three major stages in oceanic research The important people in early exploration and oceanography and what their  major contribution was?  (i.e. Magellan, Boyle, Newton, Cook, Franklin,  Forbes, Maury, Darwin, Thompson) Why is the scientific method important in scientific research? Lecture 2: The Earth and Oceans What is the hydrosphere? Where does most of the water reside? Know the basic cross section of the earth, and the “oreo cookie model.” Understand the key characteristics of oceanic vs. continental crust The importance of seismology in understanding Earth’s structure. What is bathymetry? What is the average depth of the ocean? What is the  deepest spot in the ocean? Be familiar with the typical ocean profiles and associated terminology (coastal  region, continental shelf, break, slope, rise, abyssal plain, seamounts, guyouts,  submarine canyons, mid-ocean ridges, etc.) Be ready to recognize all the above features on a diagram Lecture 3: The Sea Floor I
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