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chapter 8.1


the continental shelf, continental slope, and continental rise are regions of the continental plains
the large, flat areas of the seafloor that extend across the deepest parts of the ocean basin are abyssal plains
what is the term for an uncrewed submersible used to explore the seafloor ROV
which zone does not receive any sunlight deep zone
what happens to density as depth increase in oceans increases
salt water mixed with freshwater is brackish water
the five oceans are Antarctic ocean, pacific ocean, Atlantic ocean, the indian ocean, and the southern false Antarctic should be artic
salinity is a measure of the mass of dissolved solids in a mass of water true
a salinity of 35 parts per thousand means that if you measured 1,000 g of seawater, 1,000 g would be water molecules and 35 g would be salts false
the salinity of seawater in not constant true
brackish water is polluted water mixed with seawater false fresh water
chemical process in which light energy, water, and carbon dioxide are converted into sugar photosynthesis
to operate with hands or by mechanical means in skillful manner manipulate
slightly salty brackish
a feature on the ocean floor flat abyssal plain
water in the oceans seawater
refers to dissolved salt content salinity
the oceans were filled during tens of thousands of years with water from precipitation
the continental margins include the continental shelf
the large flat areas of the seafloor that extend across the deepest parts of the ocean floor are the abyssal plains
in areas where tectonic plates collide, the seafloor has deep trenches
in areas where tectonic plates separate, the seafloor has mid-ocean ridges
oceanographers use ________ to explore the seafloor submersibles
water from a sea or an ocean that has an average salinity of 35 ppt is seawater
fresh water mixed with seawater brackish water
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