6 Answered Questions for the topic Oceanography

What is the difference between an inertial instability and a symmetric instability?

Inertial and symmetric instabilities are fluid instabilities present in atmosphere and ocean. What are the difference between an inertial instability and a symmetric instability?

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
Oceanography Geology Sea Floor

06/12/19

Earth's ocean basins?

Was Earth's sea-floor always carved with the numerous geological features that we see today, or was it at some point flat and boring as Mars is today?
Oceanography Geology Ocean Sea Floor

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
Oceanography Geology Sea Level Rocks

05/06/19

Can rocks have pressure signatures?

Since rocks can have magnetic signatures, as is the case with paleomagnetism, can they store past pressures also? For example, when researchers are trying to determine past ocean levels, they... more
Oceanography Chemistry Geology Sharks

04/12/19

Which ocean is the deepest?

The ocean seabed covers 360 million square kilometers. Sometimes the most fascinating thing is to think how many undiscovered things there could be down there...

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