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Exploring the ocean environment

GIS investigations for the earth sciences

by Michelle K. Hall-Wallace

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Thomson Brooks/Cole in Belmont, Ca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oceanography -- Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Earth sciences -- Study and teaching (Higher),
  • Geographic information systems

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGIS investigations for the earth sciences.
    StatementMichelle K. Hall-Wallace ... [et al.].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC31.3 .H35 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3325757M
    ISBN 100534423507
    LC Control Number2004299358
    OCLC/WorldCa56400406

    Ocean exploration can improve ocean literacy and inspire young people to seek careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The challenges of exploring the deep ocean can provide the basis for technology and engineering innovations that can be applied in other situations.   The air we breathe: the ocean produces over half of the world's oxygen and absorbs 50 times more carbon dioxide than our atmosphere. Climate regulation: covering 70% of the Earth's surface, the ocean transports heat from the equator to the poles, regulating our climate and weather patterns. Transportation: 76% of all U.S. trade involves some form of marine transportation.

      In Blue Urbanism, Beatley argues that, given all we’ve gained from the sea, city policies, plans, and daily urban life should acknowledge and support a healthy ocean environment. The book explores issues ranging from urban design and land use, to resource extraction and renewable energy, to educating urbanites about the wonders of marine s: 3. This graphic shows several ocean floor features on a scale from , feet below sea level. The following features are shown at example depths to scale, though each feature has a considerable range at which it may occur: continental shelf ( feet), continental slope (, feet), abyssal plain (>10, feet), abyssal hill (3, feet up from the abyssal plain), seamount (6, feet.

    Picture books that teach children about the environment. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.   Researchers are setting out to explore one of the ocean's greatest mysteries: A type of sinkhole in the ocean floor known as a "blue hole." Blue holes are .


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