Miscellaneous Study Materials 20 Nov 2019

Ocean Sediment

Ocean sediments are particles and fragments of dirt, dust, and other debris that have settled out of the water and accumulated on the ocean floor. The first importance of marine history. Marine sediments provide clues to past climates, movements of the ocean floor, ocean circulation patterns, and nutrient supplies for marine organisms. Download Attachment

Ocean Temperature

The temperature of the oceanic water is important phytoplanktons as well as zooplanktons. The temperature of sea water also affects the climate of coastal lands and plants and animals. The study of both, surface and subsurface temperature of sea water is thus significant. Download Attachment