OCEANS. It is natural to begin a survey of the mythology of oceans with their eponymous deity, the Greek god Okeanos (etymology unknown). All evidence testifies that Okeanos was originally conc...
How the Oceans Were Formed
Major Oceans and Adjoining Regions
The Water Column
Geography of the Ocean Floor
The Food Web
Spotlight on Oceans
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Oceans and Seas
Oceans are large bodies of saltwater connected together, unevenly covering 70% of the earth, and containing about 97% of Earth's water supply as salt water. The five major ocean...
As land-based creatures, we often underestimate how much of the Earth is water, and specifically salt-water. About 71% of the Earth’s surface is ocean, but the seas of the world comprise...
Although oceans cover about 70% of the Earth's surface, most food is produced on land areas through agriculture and animal husbandry. This is because 90% of the ocean is unprodu...
Pipelines extending into coastal and ocean waters that are used by various industries and municipal wastewater treatment facilities to discharge treated effluent. Some may be simple pip...
When people think of the ocean, they usually think of the clear, blue waters just
beyond the shores where creatures of every color and size dwell. The scientific name for
this area is the Pelagic ...
The ocean in medieval times was a thing of great mystery to the ordinary medieval peasant. However to the explorers, the church and the educated the sea was a dangerous place. The ocean began to fasc...