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GEOL 1307 Physical Geology. Exercise #20 The Ocean. Ocean Floor. Continental Shelf Continental Slope Submarine Canyons Deep Sea Fans Marginal Plateaus Continental Rise Abyssal Floor Abyssal Plains Abyssal Hills Abyssal Rise Seamounts. Ocean Ridge System. Mid-Ocean Ridges

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Geol 1307 physical geology

GEOL 1307 Physical Geology

Exercise #20

The Ocean


Ocean floor

Ocean Floor

  • Continental Shelf

  • Continental Slope

    • Submarine Canyons

    • Deep Sea Fans

  • Marginal Plateaus

  • Continental Rise

  • Abyssal Floor

    • Abyssal Plains

    • Abyssal Hills

    • Abyssal Rise

    • Seamounts


Ocean ridge system

Ocean Ridge System

  • Mid-Ocean Ridges

  • Rift Valleys


Deep sea trenches

Deep Sea Trenches

  • Subduction Zones

  • Back-Arc Basins

  • Clastic Wedges


Biological oceanography

Biological Oceanography

  • Plankton

  • Nekton

    • Diurnal Migration

    • Match-Mismatch Hypothesis

  • Benthos

    • Marine Snow

  • Photic Zone

  • Thermocline


Chemical oceanography

Chemical Oceanography

  • Salinity

  • Heat Budget

  • Residence Time


Physical oceanography

Physical Oceanography

  • Thermohaline Circulation

    • AABW

    • ABW

    • Coriolis Effect

  • Currents

  • Gyres


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