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.
Topographic features (the physical features of the surface of Earth) and geologic
processes in the ocean basins hold the keys to plate tectonics, a fundamental ...
and sea floor spreading regions that create particularly interesting ecosystems
and geologic features. Two major ocean features are shallow continental
The shelf is the most familiar and well-understood area of the ocean floor to ....
Plate Tectonics - Geological Features of Convergent Plate Boundaries: Khan ...
All ocean basins contain certain primary features: mid-ocean ridges, abyssal ....
Plate tectonics: The geologic theory that Earth's crust is composed of rigid plates
... two important surface features on the floors: mid-ocean ridges and trenches.
Geology 113. Physical Characteristics of the Ocean Floor. Print this webpage so
you have a hard copy of the assignment. Bring the hard copy to lab. Objectives:.
Other significant features of the ocean floor include aseismic ridges, abyssal hills,
... The ocean basins are transient features over geologic time, changing shape ...
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
Geological oceanographers study many features of the oceans such as rises and
... For example, the structure and topography of the ocean floor are studied ...