Hydrosphere

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Hydrosphere

  1. 1. THE EARTH’S HYDROSPHERE
  2. 2. HYDROSPHERE – is comprised of earth’s water portion andincludes ground water, water in lakes and rivers and ice frozen inglaciers. Oceanographers – scientists who study the ocean Salinity – term used to describe the amount of dissolved salts in ocean water.
  3. 3. CONTINENTAL SHELF – shallow area of the ocean near a land mass, most plants andanimals are found here.CONTINENTAL SLOPE – is the area after the continental shelf where the ocean becomesdeeper.
  4. 4. Ocean floor
  5. 5. 5 MAJOR OCEANS OF THE WORLD 1. Atlantic ocean 2. Indian ocean 3. Pacific ocean – largest , deepest 4. Antarctic ocean 5. Arctic ocean
  6. 6. Sea – is a part of an ocean that is nearly surrounded byland. Ex. China Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Japan Sea

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