How do we learn about the ocean?
In the deep sea, submersibles, submarines
Origin of the oceans
Distribution of Earth’s water, p.409
chemical properties of seawater
sources of seasalt
the salt cycle (p.415)
physical properties of seawater
Water masses 419
Marine environment: shoreline
formation of shore features
natural and human effects on the coast
manmade protective structures
Protecting coastal cities from rising sea levels
Changes in sea level
continental shelf p.447
deep ocean basins
marine sediments 453
The ocean floor off of New York, and off of Boston.
The ocean floor off of Massachusetts.
Ocean Water and Ocean Life
“How the Oceans Came to Be” packet: How the ocean came to be
The oceans of water molecules trapped under the oceans, deep within the earth’s crust