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ENVS. WED FEB 26 2014. Figure 12.20 Labeled. BACK TO CHAP 12: WATER!. Samuel Taylor Cooleridge , “Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner”, 1798 “Day after day, day after day , We stuck, nor breath nor motion ; As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean .

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ENVS

WED FEB 26 2014


Figure 12.20 Labeled


BACK TO CHAP 12: WATER!

  • Samuel Taylor Cooleridge, “Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner”, 1798

  • “Day after day, day after day,

  • We stuck, nor breath nor motion;

  • As idle as a painted ship

  • Upon a painted ocean.

  • Water, water, every where,

  • And all the boards did shrink;

  • Water, water, every where,

  • Nor any drop to drink.”


earth as a planet of.....water!


water “budget”


groundwater!


don’t forget the hydrologic cycle!


wetlands as critical fw systems

  • SERVICES

    • Flood control

    • Pollution filtration

    • FW Source

    • ETC!


we’re losing our wetlands!

  • http://www.bay.org/about-the-bay/the-shrinking-bay


the oceans/seas.....our marine resources


seawater composition

% NaCl?

(19.1 + 10.62g)/1000g x 100


saline levels can vary


32% SALT!


structure...no flat, featureless seafloor!


OCEAN CURRENTS!


OCEAN CURRENTS

  • CLIMATE!

  • EARLY WORLD INVESTIGATIONS

    • Magellan

    • Sir Francis Drake

    • Columbus

    • ETC!


OCEAN CURRENTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE: THERMOHALINE CIRCULATION


“DAY AFTER TOMORROW”


WARM CURRENTS, COLD CURRENTS, DENSITIES, UPWELLING


“El nino”


marine and coastal systems


Figure 12.13 Labeled


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human activities affect waterways! 260-265


Figure 12.22 Labeled


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HYDROELECTRIC POWER...PROS AND CONS

  • PRO

  • CON


Figure 12.25 Labeled


groundwater pollution!


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