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Water at the surface of the earth

David Hewitt Miller

Water at the surface of the earth

an introduction to ecosystem hydrodynamics

by David Hewitt Miller

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrology.,
  • Ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementDavid H. Miller.
    SeriesInternational geophysics series :, v. 21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB661.2 .M53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 557 p. :
    Number of Pages557
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4884253M
    ISBN 100124967507
    LC Control Number76013947

    Erosion: Changing Earth’s Koontz. Nonfiction book. Recommended ages: Grades Volcanoes and earthquakes can change the surface of the earth in a few minutes or days, but erosion takes place each time it rains, each time an ocean wave crashes on a beach, and each time the wind blows across a desert. Erosion. Erosion is the process by which materials are removed from the surface and transported to another works by water or wind actions and transport of solids (sediment, soil, rock and other particles) in the natural environment, and leads to the deposition of these materials elsewhere.

    However, if the flood water came from below Earth’s surface, where pressures are extremely high, that subterranean water would be forced up to the Earth’s surface until most subsurface water was depleted—perhaps after days. If the subterranean water was initially far below Earth’s surface, maybe 60 miles below, once all the. Observe how upwelling occurs. In this animation, winds blowing along the coast push the coastal surface water. When combined with the Coriolis effect, this motion moves surface water away from the coast. As surface water moves outward, cold, plankton-rich water from the ocean bottom moves toward the coast and rises to replace the displaced.


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About 71 percent of the Earth's surface is water-covered, and the oceans hold about percent of all Earth's water. Water also exists in the air as water vapor, in rivers and lakes, in icecaps and glaciers, in the ground as soil moisture and in aquifers, and even in you and your dog. Water at the Surface of the Earth: An Introduction to Ecosystem Hydrodynamics provides an introduction to the ways in which biological, physical, cultural, and urban systems at the surface of the earth operate, with a particular focus on the hydrodynamics of ecosystems, i.e., water and its association with other forms of matter, including pollutants, and with several forms of energy.

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Sea surface temperature, surface winds, and air temperature influence the rate of evaporation at the ocean surface. In the tropics, warm ocean surface temperatures support high. Surface pressure is the atmospheric pressure at a location on Earth's surface (terrain and oceans).It is directly proportional to the mass of air over that location.

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Around 70% of the Earth's surface is covered in water. Around 97% of the Earth's water is in the oceans. This water is salt water and we can't drink it. Another % of the Earth's water is frozen water in glaciers and the polar ice caps.

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The origin of water on Earth is the subject of a body of research in the fields of planetary science, astronomy, and astrobiology. Earth is unique among the rocky planets in the Solar System in that it is the only planet known to have oceans of liquid water on its surface.

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