Life in The Deepest Ocean: Where Does It End?
How much do we know about life in the deepest parts of our oceans? Known to
being the largest and furthest away from continents, the South Pacific Gyre is
considered to be the deadest part of the ocean due t
Many of us imagine tsunamis as tall, surf-like waves, but in the deep ocean,
their amplitude is actually quite small. Tsunamis get much taller as they approach the
continental shelf and coastline. This process is known as shoaling, and the devast
Subdisciplines of Earth Science
a. Geology; study of the earth
i. Physical; materials of earth and the processes
acting on it
ii. Historical; origin of earth and changes in planet;
age of earth is 4.6 billion years
b. Oceanography; applicatio
OC 210 TOPIC 2: CIRCULATION IN THE DEEP SEA (Fall 2009)
Readings: Ocean Circulation Chap 6: sections 6.3-6.7.
Intro to Physical Oceanography (on-line): Chap 13.
Objectives for this Topic:
1. Identify the major water masses that input water to the D
EOSC FINAL STUDY NOTES
MODULE A: THE BLUE PLANET TEXT NOTES
Oceanography: description of the marine environment, interdisciplinary science
Began with the search of offshore petroleum expanding to ocean warfare of WW2