Chemical Oceanography Key Terms

  • Polar
  • Cohesion
  • Adhesion
  • Capillary action
  • Universal solvent
  • Specific heat
  • Heat capacity
  • Hydrogen bonds
  • Latent heat of vaporization
  • Hydrosphere
  • Evaporation
  • Transpiration
  • Respiration
  • Condensation
  • Precipitation
  • Infiltration
  • Runoff
  • Hydrologic cycle
  • Salinity
  • Desalination
  • Density
  • Freezing point
  • pH
  • Buffers
  • Dissolved oxygen
  • Diatomic
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Nitrogen
  • Silicon

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