Lecture 13: Seawater, pH and Wind 
Lecture 13: Seawater, pH and Wind
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
Video Lecture 13 of 27
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

October 26, 2009

Effects of Temperature & Salinity
Physical Structure of the Oceans
Ocean Water - Layered by density: The Mixed Layer, The Pycnocline and The Deep Layer
Thermocline
Halocline
Pycnocline
Dissolved Gases in the Ocean
Oxygen (O2)
Carbon Dioxide
Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis
Respiration
Biological Nutrients
O2 and CO2 vs. Depth
Acid-Base Balance
pH Scale
The Carbonate Buffer System
The CO2 system and carbonate
Atmosphere-Ocean Coupling
Composition of the Atmosphere
Density of AirL

Lecture Notes: Lecture 13: Seawater and pH and wind.

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.

Prerequisites
•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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