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Sea Floor Morphology Submarine Canyons
Mosher, et al., 2004
Sea Floor Morphology The Continental Rise
Sea Floor Morphology The Abyssal Plain
Sea Floor Morphology Pelagic Sedimentation
Morphological Features Reefs and Atolls Bora-Bora Fringing Reefs Barrier Reefs Atolls
Morphological Features Guyots and Seamounts
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge Fracture Zones Trenches Continental Margin Classification
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge Features Rift Valley Pillow Basalts Gabbro Dikes Axial Volcanoes Hydrothermal Vents
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge:Rift Valley
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Pillow Basalts Wadi Jizzi, Oman B. Parsons NOAA
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Gabbro Dikes Sheeted Gabbro Dikes Zabyah, Oman B. Parsons Wilson, et al., 2002
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Axial Volcanos Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute http://www.mbari.org/data/mapping/seamounts/default.htm
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge:Hydrothermal Vents
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Mid-Ocean Ridge: Fracture Zones
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Trenches
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Crustal Recycling
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Classification of Continental Margins Passive Margin Active Margin
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Passive Continental Margins
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor Active Continental Margins
Geology 12 Presents. Unit Outline Unit Outline –Chp 10 Earth’s Interior –Chp 11 Sea Floor –Chp 12 Plate Tectonics –Chp 9 Seismic (EQ) –Chp 13 Structure.
Marine Provinces. Shelf – slope – rise – Submarine canyons Abyssal plain – Seamounts and guyots Mid-ocean ridges – Fracture zones, transform faults –
The Sea Floor. Origin of the Ocean Water vapor released during degassing of early earth –volcanism Salt from chemical weathering.
Continental Margin Includes: Continental Shelf Continental Slope Continental Rise Submarine Canyon.
1) What is topography of the ocean? The surface features of the ocean floor.
Continental Margins and Ocean Basins. Continental Margins Three Main Divisions Continental shelf Continental slope Continental rise.
Lecture Outlines Physical Geology, 14/e Copyright © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Permission required for reproduction or display. Plummer, Carlson &
The Seafloor and its Structures. The seafloor is divided into two main regions: Continental margin – submerged edges of the continents Deep-sea floor.
Tim Horner CSUS Geology Department The Sea Floor Physical Geology, Chapter 18.
“Ocean Floor Features” Titanic on Ocean Floor.
Chapter 23 The Ocean Floor 3 ways to study the ocean floor……. Echo sounding Sediment sampling Satellite observations.
EXPLORING THE OCEAN FLOOR
The Deep Oceans. Take-Away Points 1.The earth has two kinds of crust 2.Continents have thick, light, granitic crust, Oceans have thin, dense, basaltic.
Chapter 4: Marine Provinces. Seismic profiling Fig. 4-4.
INTRODUCTION What is at the Sea floor? Continental margins and ocean floors Sediments.
© 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Plate Boundaries.
Chapter 12: The Seafloor. Introduction The seafloor makes up the largest part of the Earth’s surface.
Mapping The Ocean Floor SONAR – system that uses sound waves to calculate the distance to an object. Echosounding – Indirect method used for mapping the.
Ocean Bathymetry Topography of the ocean floor. Main Regions Continental Margins – drowned edges of the continents Deep-ocean Basins – the ocean floor.
Area of the continent (land) that is underwater. Area that has been flooded and covered with water over many years. This is made up of continental.
1. Continental Shelf – meters deep. Contains 8% of the oceans surface area Biologically richest part of the ocean Contain submarine canyons – canyons.
Handout 19-2 Features of the Ocean Floor. 1. The shallow sea floor between the shoreline and the deep-ocean bottom is called the a. continental margin.
SC.912.E.6.5 Describe the geologic development of the present day oceans and identify commonly found features.
Earth’s Seafloors Ocean Basins and Continental Margins Introductory Oceanography Ray Rector - Instructor.
Deep Ocean Technology & The Ocean Floor. IMPORTANT VOCAB Continental margin Continental shelf Continental slope Continental rise Deep ocean basin Abyssal.
Bellringer Explain in complete sentences what are pros and cons of coal energy use.
Plate Tectonics and the Ocean Floor. Continental Drift Theory proposed by Alfred Wegener in 1912 Continents once formed a single landmass.
Chapter 3 Marine Provinces Essentials of Oceanography 7 th Edition.
The Ocean Basins Physical Oceanography. Plate Tectonics Results in Sea Floor Features.
Ocean Topography Main Features. Topography Is the study of Earth's surface shape and features. Ocean topography is the study of the ocean floor and the.
The Ocean Basins Section 2 Section 2: Features of the Ocean Floor Preview Objectives Features of the Ocean Floor Continental Margins Deep-Ocean Basins.
CH 14.1 The Ocean Floor Oceanography – the study… 71 % of earth covered by oceans Southern Hemisphere is 81 % water Northern Hemisphere is 61 % water 4.
Oceans Basins. Ocean Bathymetry ► The study of underwater depth and ocean floor. ► In the same way that topographic maps represent the three-dimensional.
Structure of Ocean Basins Chapter 4. Continental shelves Part of continents Exposed or not exposed depending on sea level Cut by submarine canyons.
Ocean Landforms. The Ocean Floor Revealing the Ocean Floor If you could travel to the bottom of the ocean, you would see the world’s largest mountain.
Geological Oceanography Ocean Topography The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of the earth.
Warm Up What are the four minerals that compose salt water? 1. What are the four minerals that compose salt water? 2. What are the three reasons.
Classification of Ocean Floor Deep Ocean Basins. © 2002 Brooks/Cole, a division of Thomson Learning, Inc. Features of the deep ocean floor: Oceanic.
Ocean Floor. The ocean basins are characterized by recognizable geologic/topographic features. While the size of each feature may change within the.
CHAPTER 2 THE SEA FLOOR. OCEANIC & CONTINENTAL OCEAN ZONES & HABITATS.
Word Bank for PT WS Ridges trenches (slide past) deconstruction Earthquakes boundary magma constructive Divergent convergent transform less more Crust.
Warm Up Name the 5 different ocean basins on Earth 2.Explain how sonar works 3.What do we use sonar for? 4.How are submersibles different from.
The sea floor. seafloor water covers 70% of Earth’s surface.
The Sea Floor. Continental vs. oceanic crust What is Continental Drift? The idea that the plates are floating and moving around on a liquid mantle.
Chapter 13: Oceans By: Sallie Back & Whitney Traynham.
The hypsigraphic curve The submersible Alvin Echo sounding Seismic Profiling.
Chapter Seven: Oceans 7.1 Introduction to Oceans 7.2 Waves 7.3 Shallow Marine Environments 7.4 The Ocean Floor.
Ocean Features. Bathymetry Bathymetry-(Bathos=depth;metry- measurement) Measurement of ocean depths and charting the shape of the ocean floor Sounding-
The Ocean Basins Section 2 Preview Key Ideas Key Ideas Features of the Ocean Floor Features of the Ocean Floor Continental Margins Continental Margins.
Ocean Floor Features Chapter 14, Section 2. Profile of North Atlantic Ocean.
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