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Extreme Environment (Deep Ocean)

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Extreme Environment (Deep Ocean)

  1. 1. Mariana Trench/ Challenger Deep By: Austin Wirtas
  2. 2. Mariana Trench <ul><li>It is the deepest part of the Ocean, and the deepest part of the Earth itself. </li></ul><ul><li>11,033 meters deep (36,201 feet) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Human Endurance <ul><li>14.7 psi </li></ul><ul><li>Every 33 feet one more atmosphere pushes down on a person (14.7 psi) </li></ul><ul><li>33 feet = 1 atmosphere </li></ul><ul><li>For example 66 ft. = 44.1 psi </li></ul><ul><li>People can stand up to 3-4 atmospheres </li></ul><ul><li>98.6 °F (Normal Body Temp.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Body Systems Affected <ul><li>Respiratory (Drowning) </li></ul><ul><li>Excretory (Dehydration) </li></ul><ul><li>Integumentary (Sun-burn) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Adaptations of Human Body <ul><li>The buoyancy of the human body to keep head afloat and not drown. </li></ul><ul><li>Shivering to maintain body temperature (motion of moving muscles for heat) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Special Equipment <ul><li>Scuba mask, Scuba booties, Swim fins, Scuba weights/Scuba belts, Snorkels, Gauges and Scuba regulators. </li></ul><ul><li>Along with the wet suit. </li></ul>

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