Lecture 11: Sediments and Seawater 
Lecture 11: Sediments and Seawater
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

October 19, 2009

Chemical Bonds
Hydrogen bonding
Heat Capacity
Physical States of Matter
Relationship between Heat and Temperature for H2O
Density of Pure Water
Density & Structure of Ice
Thermal Convection in Water
Chemical Properties of Seawater
Water: Universal solvent (almost)
Water: great at dissolving stuff
Sources of Dissolved Salts
Major Constituents: Most abundant dissolved elements & molecules
Chemical Residence Times
Steady-State Assumption

Lecture Notes: Lecture 11: Sediments, seawater

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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