Presentation on theme: "FOR A DROP OF CLEAR WATER THE IONIAN SEA. The Ionian sea(from Greek Iónion Pélagos) is the part of the Mediterranean sea which stands between the Eastern."— Presentation transcript:
The Ionian sea(from Greek Iónion Pélagos) is the part of the Mediterranean sea which stands between the Eastern Italian coasts of Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Eastern Sicily to the West and Albania and Western Greece to the East. It stands from the Otranto canal in the North, while its Souther limit is uncertain because it becomes blue water or open sea. It is the deepest part of the Mediterranean sea: 4000m in a lot of parts and over 5000, Calypso Deep, in South-West part. Ther are a very few islands in the Italian part, while a lot of quite big islands are in the Greek part and they are called Ionian islands, such as Corfu, Zakynthos, Kephalonia, Ithaca Kephalonia.
BASILICATA IONIAN COAST Our Ionian coast is about 70 km long and three rivers flow into the Ionian sea. Now the shore is sandy and low with the Mediterranean bush, pinewood and the swamp wood.
THE MAIN SEA ELEMENTS NutrientiForme Nitrogen Nitrites, nitrate, ammonia Phosphorous Phosfphates Silicon Silicates Iodine and Bromine Iron, copper and other heavy metals Sali% sul totale dei Sali Sodium Chloride NaCl 77,8 Magnesium chloride MgCl 2 10,9 Magnesium Sulphate MgSO 4 4,7 Calcium Sulphate CaSO 4 3,0 Potassium Sulphate K 2 SO 4 2,5 Calcium Bicarbonate CaHCO 3 0,3 Magnesium Bromide MgBr 2 0,2 Others 0,6 Gas (from atmosphere) Nitrogen Oxygen Carbon dioxide
OUR SEA SAMPLE TAKING On April 7 th Luca took the sea sample
OUR ANALYS IN OUR LAB On April 8 th we started our analysis