10 Answered Questions for the topic Ocean

10/16/19

Help please?! Open ended... Natural Selection sceanario

Over the past several years, Abalone has come into style for making jewelry, and have therefore been over harvested. As the population of abalones declined, so did the sea stars that eat them.... more

07/07/19

What controls the acidity of the ocean?

I have learned that: * coral reefs are made up mostly of calcium carbonate * coral reefs are mainly distributed in the tropical zone * The calcium carbonate will be decomposed in the reaction... more

07/03/19

Uranium Deposits in the Ocean?

I was wondering whether there are any uranium deposits in the ocean floor, or in the rock walls of the continental shelf, etc. I was hoping to have some deep sea uranium deposits accessible from... more

05/24/19

How can I find the nearest point on the coast from an ocean location?

Given some location of interest $X$ in a lake or in the ocean with known lat and lon, I'd like to find the lat and lon of the coastal location that is closest to $X$, as well as distance between... more

05/14/19

Uranium Deposits in the Ocean?

I was wondering whether there are any uranium deposits in the ocean floor, or in the rock walls of the continental shelf, etc.I was hoping to have some deep sea uranium deposits accessible from the... more

05/11/19

Why is the ocean so salty?

04/16/19

What is the Gulf Stream?

04/12/19

Was America discovered before Columbus arrived?

It is so wonderful to imagine how much adventure has been had in this world!

01/26/16

i really help with this problem because i have a test tomorrow

- Continental shelf: A gently ______________, shallow area of the ocean floor that extends off of the edge of a _______________. - Continental slope: A sharp drop-off ______________ from the end of... more

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