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Unformatted text preview: because of the buoyant force of the ocean. However, land creatures that are large such as the elephant need a lot of bones to stay upright. Density large on ocean / small in land. 3. Specific Heat: That Is the amount of energy that will raise one cc (cubic centimeter) of material one degree Celsius. This is small on land (0.2) and large on land (1.0). 4. Temperature: Theres a rapid shift - especially in Diurnal on land. In ocean there are small shifts in annual cycle. 5. Diversity: which is in the different kinds of species. On land this is greater and on sea it is smaller. Particular ecosystems develop in different regions. Under water there are more uniform ecosystems. 6. Light energy: not greater or lesser on land or in sea. 7. Environmental changeability: same as light energy....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ENVIRONMEN 0000 taught by Professor Faculty during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '11