1. What are marine organisms classified by?
-How they move and where they live
2.What is a ridge of sand projecting into a bay with a hooked end?
3.What is fetch?
-fetch is the distance wind travels on open water
4.What is the average transfer of energy between trophic levels?
5.The rising of cold water to replace surface water is?
6.What is one disadvantage of using gas hydrates?
- breaks down at surface temperatures and pressures
7.What is built to protect boats from large breaking waves
8.What decreases beach erosion without the construction of protective structures?
- beach nourishment
9.What are organisms that drift with the current called?
10.Because of the Coriolis affect the currents in the northern hemisphere?
-deflect to the right
11.What term is given for organisms that live on the ocean floor?
12.Which ocean zone does sunlight penitrate?
- photic zone
13.Important mineral deposits including large resevoirs of oil and natural gas are associated with what?
- continental shelf
14.Approximatly how much of earth’s surface is covered by water?
- 70 percent
15.Which layer of the ocean experiences a rapid change in density with depth?