Water, water, everywhere

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Water, water, everywhere

  1. 1. Water, Water, EverywhereThe Earth’s Oceans and SeasJamel ThomasEarth Science 203<br />
  2. 2. Major Bodies of Water<br />Four oceans: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Arctic <br />Pacific is largest and deepest<br />64,186,300 square miles<br />12,925 feet average depth<br />Fifth ocean delimited in 2000<br /> Southern Ocean north of Antarctica<br />
  3. 3. Coral Reefs<br />Form in shallow, warm seas<br />Made of coral polyps’ skeletons<br /> Grow on top of old skeletons<br />Spend adult lives fixed to same spot<br />Coral diseases increasing dramatically past 10 years<br /> Responding to onset of bacteria, fungi, viruses<br />
  4. 4. Ocean Zones<br />Sunlit (down to 650 feet)<br /> Sea plants and many animals <br />Twilight (down to 3,300 feet)<br /> Many different fish<br />Sunless (down to 13,100 feet)<br /> Animals feed on dead food from above<br />

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