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Chapter 8.1


a feature on the ocean floor abyssal plain
water in the oceans sea water
refers to dissolved salt content salinity
chemical process in which light energy, water, and carbon dioxide are converted into surgar photosynthesis
to operate with hands or by mechanical means in a skillful manner manipulate
slightly salty brackish
the oceans were filled during tens of thousands of years with water from precipitation
freshwater mixed with seawater is brackish
two main types of resources on the seafloor are mineral and energy
oceanographers use Submersibles
the continental shelf; slope, and continental rise are regions of the continental plains
what is the term for an uncrewed submersible used to explore the seafloor ROV
which zone does not receive any sunlight deep zone
salt water mixed with freshwater is brackish
the salinity of seawater is not constant TRUE
bracksih water is fresh water mixed with seawater FALSE
Created by: iacindom1817