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Title: Why is the Ocean Salty?
Url: http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/whyoceansalty.html
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This resource explains how the oceans became salty. Topics include the source of the salt, how rainwater dissolves rock and carries the material away as dissolved ions, and the two most common ions in seawater. A link to additional information is also provided.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Chemical oceanography -- Salinity
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Marine resources. Applied oceanography -- Study and teaching. Research
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Seawater
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Key Concept: Oceanography -- Salinity
Oceanography -- Seawater
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-10-28 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-22 19:36:24 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 97
Resource URL Clicks: 11
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