EEB 109 Spring 2007 Midterm

EEB 109 Spring 2007 Midterm - EEB 109 Introduction to...

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EEB 109 Introduction to Marine Science Spring 2007 Instructor: Vicente Cassano MIDTERM I EXAM GRADE: Name:_______________________________________________________ Questions 1 through 3 (16 pts.) Question 1. Complete the sentences: _______________ bonds give water its unique properties. Because water is a good _______________ it has the ability to dissolved large quantities of inorganic and organic compounds. The average salinity of seawater is _____ psu. Question 2. a) In the diagram below label the following geological features of the ocean floor: trench, shelf, plain, submarine ridge and slope. b) Name the geological feature that covers most of the surface of the ocean floor. Question 3. Name: a major inorganic constituent of seawater: _______________, a minor inorganic constituent of seawater: _______________, a trace inorganic constituent of seawater: _______________. In which two of these three categories of constituents ( , , ) would you expect to find ions that exhibit the same ratios in seawater samples obtained from different locations? Give the common and scientific name of one meroplanktonic organism examined in the EEB 109 lab. Common name: Scientific name: Sea surface 1
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. Question 4. (5 pts.) The marine teleost fish Notothenia corriceps is the only known vertebrate to lack hemoglobin in the blood and myoglobin in the cardiac ventricular muscle. Where do Notothenia corriceps live, and what characteristic of the local seawater allows these fishes to survive despite the lack of two proteins essential in vertebrate metabolism? Select among items a, b, c, d, and e below the appropriate answer to questions 5 to 8. (5 itemsx2=10 pts.) a) 3.5% b) 96.5% c) 55.04% d) 99.28% e) 99.99% Question 5. Percent by weight of the solid matter dissolved in the ocean represented by the ten most abundant inorganic constituent ions of seawater. Question 6. Percent by weight of water in seawater. Question 7. Percent by weight of dissolved solid and gases in seawater. Question 8. The single most abundant inorganic constituent ion in seawater is
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