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FALL 2010---INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY--- GEOL 107 Study Guide #7---Prof. W. Berelson Note: these guides are designed to help you decide what is important to know from the lecture and book material. They may not cover every single topic I might ask about on an exam, but they cover most topics. To study for exams, use this guide, use notes from class, use textbook. - What does a water mass look like on a T-S plot? -Bottom water, that water that reaches the ocean floor, forms in only two places on the planet, where? -What are 3 methods that tell us which way deep currents flow? -What is a ‘nutrient’—what are the 3 major nutrient elements? -Write a chemical equation describing photosynthesis. -How do the 3 major nutrients get into the ocean? -What is a limiting nutrient? In the ocean, how can we tell which nutrient is limiting? -Why are there regions in the ocean that have plenty of nutrients but there is little plant growth? -Why do nutrient concentrations increase with depth in the ocean?
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