Oceanography

Science / Weather / Oceanography: The study of the ocean, embracing and integrating all knowledge pertaining to the ocean's physical boundaries, the chemistry and physics of sea water, and marine biology.

Geophysics

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

Density

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

Wave

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

Wave Length

Science / Weather / Wave Length: The least distance between particles moving in the same phase of oscillation of a wave. In oceanography, it is the horizontal distance between the highest parts of two successive wave crests above the MORE

Mixed Layer

Science / Weather / Mixed Layer: It is the upper portion of the boundary layer in which air is thoroughly mixed by convection. In oceanography, it is the layer of the water that is mixed through wave action or thermohaline convection MORE

Freezing Point

Science / Chemistry / Freezing Point: The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the vapor pressure of the corresponding solid form. The liquid and solid forms can coexist at equilibrium at the freezing point. The MORE

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