Chapter 2: The Sea Floor
Oceans are different in different areas.
Seafloors are continuously built and destroyed.
What happens down affects up indirectly over geological time.
I-The Water Planet:
-Earth 71% water.
A-The Geography of the Ocean Basins:
Chapter 5: The Microbial World
-Most abundant forms of marine life
-live everywhere in the ocean
-span all three biological domains
-have played critical roles in the evolution of life on our planet
-most important primary producers (organ
Chapter 3: Chemical and Physical Features of Seawater and the World
-Marine organisms cant control the physical and chemical nature of their environment,
so they simply have to adapt to where they live, or live somewhere else.
-They need to cope, s
Chapter 1: The Science of Marine Biology
I-Why do we study Marine Biology?
1- Beauty and Mystery of the sea.
2- Variety of life in the sea.
3- Study of marine organisms teaches us much about all life on Earth.(because
probably life on Earth originated in
Chapter 4: Fundamentals of Biology
I-The Ingredients of Life Read from Book
II-Living Machinery Read from Book
II- Challenges of Life in the Sea:
Natural environment where an organism lives.
Has its own unique characteristics.