Science / Tides and Currents / Oceanography: Oceanography is the science of all aspects of the oceans, in spite of its etymology. The term, oceanography, implies the interrelationships of the various marine sciences of which it is composed. This connotation has arisen through the historical development of marine research in which it has been found that a true understanding of the oceans is best achieved through investigations based on the realization that water, its organic and inorganic contents, motions, and boundaries are mutually related and interdependent.


Science / Weather / Geophysics: The study of the physics or nature of the Earth and its environment. It deals with the composition and physical phenomena of the earth and its liquid and gaseous envelopes. Areas of studies include th MORE


Science / Chemistry / Density: Mass of a substance per unit volume. Saying 'the density of mercury is 13.55 g/cm3 ' is the same as saying 'the mass of exactly 1 cm3 of mercury is 13.55 g'. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Wave: An oscillating motion that moves outward from the source of some disturbance (ripples running away from a pebble tossed in a pond). Waves transmit the energy of the disturbance away from its source. MORE