Ice is water frozen into a solid state. Depending on the presence of impurities such as particles of soil or bubbles of air, it can appear transparent or a more or
Water storage in oceans: Saline water existing in oceans and inland seas The ocean as a storehouse of water. The water cycle sounds like it is describing how water
Seawater, or salt water, is water from a sea or ocean. On average, seawater in the world’s oceans has a salinity of about 3.5% (35 g/L, 599 mM) This means that every
Layers of the Ocean. Scientists have divided the ocean into five main layers. These layers, known as “zones”, extend from the surface to the most extreme depths where
Animated diagram of the earth’s atmosphere for teachers and students.
Water temperature is a physical property expressing how hot or cold water is. Temperature is an important factor to consider when assessing water quality.
Warmer or colder than average ocean temperatures in one part of the world can influence weather around the globe. Watch this Ocean Today video to see how this works
Ocean Temperatures . As one would expect, the further you travel from the Equator, the colder the ocean waters generally become. Near the Equator, surface water