Ocean

Science / Weather / Ocean: The intercommunicating body of salt water occupying the depressions of the earth's surface, or one of its major primary subdivisions, bounded by the continents, or the equator, and other imaginary lines. A sea is subdivision of an ocean.

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Ocean Noun Synonyms: (deep blue) sea, (bounding) main, high seas, the deep, Davy Jones's locker, the depths, the briny, the drink
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Ridge (Mid-Ocean)

Science / Geology / Ridge (Mid-Ocean): An elevated area of the sea floor in the center of an ocean basin with rugged topography, a central rift-valley and recurring seismic activity. Ridges generally stand about 1000 meters to 3000 meters MORE

Oceanography

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 MORE

Ocean Ranching

Business / Agriculture / Ocean Ranching: A type of aquaculture, used mainly by the salmon industry, which cultures juvenile fish, releases them to mature in the open ocean, and catches them when they return as adults to spawn. MORE

Physical Oceanographic Real Time System (PORTS)

Science / Tides and Currents / Physical Oceanographic Real Time System (PORTS): A national system of current, water level, and other oceanographical and meteorological sensors telemetering data in real-time to central locations for storage, processing, and dissemination. Availabl MORE

Antarctic Ocean

Science / Weather / Antarctic Ocean: Although not officially recognized as a separate ocean body, it is commonly applied to those portions of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans that reach the Antarctic continent on their southern e MORE

National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Science / Weather / National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): A branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce, it is the parent organization of the National Weather Service. It promotes global environmental stewardship, emphasizing atmospheric and marine resources. MORE

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