Oceanography Study Guide

Oceanography Study Guide - OEAS106 IntroductoryOceanography

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OEAS 106 Introductory Oceanography Study Guide for Exam 1 Review the slides. When you don’t understand a slide, check to see in the issue is covered in the text (not all slide material is in the text, however). The following issues are covered in the text, and are high-probability issues for the exam- even if they are not in the slides. Chapter I Introduction (Knowing the Ocean World) Why were 15 th Century European nations so interested in ocean Exploration? Page 16 What did Fridtjof Nansen learn in his arctic cruise? Page 27 What is the deepest portion of the ocean? Mariana trench What is the largest Sea? What was the purpose of the Challenger expedition? Page 25 Name and locate the ethnic group found in the Eastern Pacific. Which ethnic group was ancestral to these people? What is the average salinity of the oceans? Page 3 Describe the Scientific method; what are its steps? Page 5 Who commanded the greatest fleet of exploration in the 1400’s? page 15 What s the definition of an experiment? Page 4
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