(11)Study Guide-Ch. 5-Physical Properties of Water (2-15-08)
Sections 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7,
1-What is meant by "specific heat?"
-specific heat: is the heat capacity of any substance
What is "heat capacity" and why is this property of water so importa
(12)Study Guide-Ch. 5-Physical Properties of Water (2-22-08)
1) Explain how heat is transmitted into and through sea water through conduction, convection and solar radiation.
-through conduction: heat is transferred molecularly when a wa
(13)Study Guide-Ch. 5-Physical Properties of Water (2-25-08)
Sections 5.8, 5.9
& Ch. 6-Chemistry of Seawater
1) What is a SOFAR Channel?
-SOFAR Channel: a minimum sound velocity zone created when temperature, pressure, and salinity vari
(14)Study Guide-Ch. 6-Chemistry of Seawater (2-27-08)
Sections 6.1, 6.2
1) What are "conservative constituents" and "non-conservative constituents?"
-conservative constituents: the 12 ions that make up 99.99% of sea water; their properties do not ch