Oceanography Answers

Days 23-24

  1.  sea level
  2. soundings 1-4 continental shelf, soundings 4-6 continental slope
  3. soundings 2 and 4
  4. between soundings 6-9 a hill or volcano in the area
  5. soundings 11 midocean ridge, ocean floor on either side colliding together
  6. sounding 16 subduction zone
  7. longitude and depth
  8. sonar/radar imaging
  9. It is a good representation of the ocean floor.  Each change in sounding is approximately 360 ft so the two axes have close/similar scales.

Day 103

  1. F
  2. T
  3. F
  4. T
  5. F
  6. T
  7. T
  8. F
  9. T
  10. T
  11. T
  12. F
  13. T
  14. T
  15. F
  16. F
  17. T
  18. T
  19. F
  20. T

Of all the coastal ecosystems, the coral reef has the highest biodiversity.  The coral reef forms many symbiotic relationships which make it an ideal location for many animals.