- 52.3.1: Why are phytoplankton, and not benthic algae or rooted aquatic plan...
- 52.3.2: Many organisms living in estuaries experience freshwater and saltwa...
- 52.3.3: Water leaving a reservoir behind a dam is often taken from deep lay...
Solutions for Chapter 52.3: Aquatic biomes are diverse and dynamic systems that cover most of Earth
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A substance formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions and usually having properties different from those of its constituent elements.
The tendency of a mineral to break along planes of weak bonding.
A description of aggregate weather conditions; the sum of all statistical weather information that helps describe a place or region.
A term used to describe plutons that cut across existing rock structures, such as bedding planes.
A major division on the geologic calendar; eras are divided into shorter units called periods.
The change of state from a liquid to a solid.
One of the three main categories of meteorites. This group is composed largely of iron with varying amounts of nickel (5–20 percent). Most meteorite finds are irons.
A term often used synonymously with hypothesis but is less precise because it is sometimes used to describe a theory as well.
The proposed supercontinent that 200 million years ago began to break apart and form the present landmasses.
A layer of water in which there is a rapid change of density with depth.
The volcanic rock ejected during an eruption, including ash, bombs, and blocks.
A part of a stream channel in which the water suddenly begins flowing more swiftly and turbulently because of an abrupt steepening of the gradient.
An eclipse of the Sun.
A situation in which the surface position of a front does not move; the flow on either side of such a boundary is nearly parallel to the position of the front.
One of three basic cloud forms; also, the name given one of the flow clouds. They are sheets or layers that cover much or all of the sky
A seaward extension of a valley that was cut on the continental shelf during a time when sea level was lower, or a canyon carved into the outer continental shelf, slope, and rise by turbidity currents.
Sun are striking either the
Tropic of Cancer or the Tropic of Capricorn. Solstice represents the longest or shortest day (length of daylight) of the year.
The period of revolution of the Moon with respect to the Sun, or its cycle of phases.
The study of the large-scale processes that collectively deform Earth’s crust.
Red giants that overshoot equilibrium, then alternately expand and contract.