How ocean currents speed melting of Antarctic ice
By: Gregory Downs
Underneath the Pine Island Glacier Ice Shelf, in the West Antarctica, stronger ocean currents have been melting the glacier. In a public release from the Earth Institute at Columbia University; “The glacier is currently sliding into the sea at a clip of four kilometers...
By: Lenna Gonya
Large bodies of water such as oceans are always in motion, due to the gravitational pull of the moon, and somewhat of the sun. Because the gravity is varied on the ocean, depending on how close a specific part of the ocean is to the...
The classification of organisms in the ocean
By: Donna Hicks
Taxonomy involves the scientific classification of organisms. When considering the classification of organisms in the ocean, the same process is used that classifies other organisms. Invention and improvements in taxonomy Taxonomy, as used today, was invented in Carl Linnaeus. Several of his systems are still...
By: Lalitha Subbaraman
What are The Seven Underwater Wonders of the World? It's time to dive into the realm of the oceans and explore in depth with virtual scuba diving gears. The Seven Underwater Wonders of the World was a selective list created by CEDAM International, a non...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Indus River runs through southern Asia and it is one of the longest rivers in the world. This river flows through the valleys of the Himalayas. It also runs through Pakistan. This river feeds the forests, plains and countysides. It is a key water...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Danube River is the second largest river in Europe. This river is an international waterway. The Danube River empties into the Black Sea. This river flows through the borders of ten countries and they are Romania, Ukraine, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Huingary, Austria, Germany...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Jordan River is 156 miles long and flows from West Asia to the Dead Sea. The Jordan River has a long history that dates back to biblical times. Christians believed that Jesus was baptized in the River Jordan by John the Baptist. The Jordan...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Euphrates River empties into the Persian Gulf. This river recieves it's water from rainfall and melting snow. The Euphrates River contains 52 species of fish. It has a long history that dates back to the early Dynastic periods. It has played a major role...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Congo River is also called the Zaire River. This river runs through Africa and it is known as the deepest river in the whole world. This river flows through the rainforests in Africa. Much of the land that surrounds the Congo River does not...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Amazon River flows through South America and it is the second longest river in the world and it is the largest river in the world by water flow. The Amazon also has the largest drainage basin in the world. It is sometimes called The...

 

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