Warm-up 9/9 • What is the difference between a continental slope and a continental rise? • What creates the earth’s magnetic field? • What element is the most abundant in the earth’s crust?
Warm-Up 9/10 • What is the difference between a guyot and a seamount? • Why do the magnetic bands on either side of the mid-Atlantic ridge provide evidence for plate tectonics? • From what does the Pacific ocean derive it name?
Warm-Up 9/11 • What are hydrogen bonds? • What does it mean when we say that water is a “universal solvent”? • What is unusual about the density of water as it decreases in temperature and changes from its liquid form to solid form?
Warm-Up 9/12 • What units will we be using in this course to discuss the salinity of water? • How far below the surface of the water do you have to travel before the pressure of the water is about double that which you experience on dry land? • What causes barotrauma?
Warm-Up 9/13 • What is a swim bladder? • Turbidity is a measurement of what property of water? • Explain the relationship between water temperature and its dissolved gas content. Warm-ups Due Today Quiz after Warm-up Review