Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/21

Click to flip

21 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
5) long,narrow,steepside depression
trench
Measure Of the amount of salts
dissolved in seawater, which
is usually measured in grams of salt per kilogram of water.
salinity
6) process of making food sor animals.
photosynthesis
5) ocean currents that form dense beneath less dense seawater.
density currents
11) difference between the level of the wave.
tidal
range
4) circles in the ocean that is deep,cold water to the ocean surface.
upwelling
9) animal that drift with the currents.
nektons
6) disturbanses that carry energy through matter or space.
wave
3) valleys and flat seafloor
areas.
abyssal
plains
8) low point of wave
trough
10) plants and animals that livein the lowest levels of the ocean.
benthos
7) high point of wave
crest
4) a chain of underwater mountains.
mid-ocean
ridge
low area on Earth that contains an ocean
Basin
9) wave that collapes forward and brakes on to the shore.
breaker
currents that move water horizontally, on Earth surface, which is powered by wind.
surface currents
8) tiny marine alge
plankton
2) the end of the continent.
continental
slope
10) the rise and fall in sea level.
tide
1) a gradually sloping end of a continet.
continetal
shelf
7) a kind of bacteria food webs depend on.
chemosynesis