Marine geology or geological oceanography is the study of the history and
structure of the ocean floor. It involves geophysical, geochemical,
Part of the Earth's surface beneath the seas and the oceans; its topography is ...
to define coastal features and calculate the elevation of topographical elements.
and sea floor spreading regions that create particularly interesting ecosystems
and geologic features. Two major ocean features are shallow continental
Looking at the Sea Physical Features of the Ocean. The Water Planet ... away by
waves. The diagram below shows the main features found on the ocean floor.
Sep 2, 2016 ... Other significant features of the ocean floor include aseismic ridges, abyssal hills,
... The ocean basins are transient features over geologic time, ...
Seafloor Features. The three major ocean basins are the Atlantic, Indian, and
Pacific Oceans . These lie over oceanic crust and have an average depth of
Geological oceanographers study many features of the oceans such as rises and
... For example, the structure and topography of the ocean floor are studied ...
See what the geological scientists are studying from the DEEPSEA ... Studying
the features on the seafloor and comparing them to features seen in trenches that
Seafloor spreading over the past 100 to 200 million years has caused the Atlantic
.... the topography of the ocean floor, much less about its geological features.
Bathymetric map of the Arctic Ocean showing major shelves, basins, ridges and