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Oceanography 2009 Test One *print all slides 8/26/09 Examples for ideas for Service Learning project (October 22—Ocean Commotion): How do tropical fish get into the Gulf of Mexico? Or for that matter off the coast of Cape Cod? What factors influence biologically from surface to deep bottom? Hypoxia—how does this occur? (hook jubilees) Waves (portable wave tank) Storm surge How are waves formed? (surfing) History of shipwrecks—explaining capsizing Water and Seawater Chapter 6 -where did the water come from? Outgassing as earth cooled—rainfall from this created the world’s oceans Comet impacts -most land water is in the glaciers
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Unformatted text preview: 8/28/09-print powerpoint 8/31/09-print chart on dissolved material in sea water, slide with solubility of dissolved gases-dissolved gases too in ocean Solubility of Dissolved Gases-varies with pressure, (decreases) temperature, and (decreases) salinity O2-CO2 Cycle in the Ocean-photic zone is the top layer of the ocean • Where respiration and photosynthesis take place-aphotic zone • Below photic zone • Respiration and decomposition-deep ocean • Low oxygen • CO2 storage pH of Seawater-7.5 to 8.1 (slightly basic)-buffered by dissolved CO2 How is Salinity Measured?...
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