Ocean Basin Features Notes
What is the ocean floor made of?
1. _Igneous rock_
2. _Layers of thick sediment_
Where does the sediment come from?
3 Sediment Sources
are sediments importan
in the Ocean?
Use another sheet of paper ifyou need extra space to write complete answers.
Describe some of the general patterns you observe for
temperature and salinity.
Higher salinity is general found at the warn place, close to th
Water Density and Stability Lab
Answer the following questions after you observe the
demonstration in class:
1) What happened to the drop of very salty green water in the tap
It sinks to bottom, because the salty green water has greater densit
Tropical Soda Apple
First discovered 1988
Occurs in agricultural areas, riparian zones, ruderal/disturbed, water courses. ( real dry)
Spread to Southeast U.S and California including states