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1 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 1 Introduction to Oceanography MARN 170/171 Chapter 2 The Water Planet Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 2 Universe 13 billion years ago Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 3 How old is our solar system? • Small patches of very old stone on Earth 4.1-4.2 billion years old • Minerals from our solar system ~ 4.5 billion years old
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2 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 4 Radio active isotopes Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 5 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 6 Origin of water on Earth
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3 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 7 Other oceans in our solar system? Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 8 Earth’s Seasons Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 9 Latitude Parallels Relative to equator Determined by location in relation to stars
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4 Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine Sciences 10 Longitude Meridians Relative to prime meridian. Great circles Measuring distance, i.e. time of travel from specific point Annelie Skoog, Dpt of Marine
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ECON 112 taught by Professor Minkler during the Spring '08 term at UConn.

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