By DK Publishing, Fabien Cousteau
The strength and beauty of the sea is as powerful this present day as ever, with new expeditions to its depths, and new discoveries underneath melting ice, in constructing reefs, and on beaches round the world.
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From the geological and actual procedures that have an effect on the sea ground to the foremost habitat zones, vegetation, and fauna, this is often the definitive connection with the world's oceans.
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174). magma Plates collide at convergent boundaries. rises from mantle Where oceanic lithosphere meets continental lithosphere, the crust on the continental side may be compressed and thickened, resulting in mountain-building. 183), and volcanic activity occurs above the descending plate. Where slabs of oceanic lithosphere converge, the oldest, most dense is subducted and an arc of volcanic islands is formed parallel to the trench. Transform boundaries arise where plates are moving past each other.
Between the surface and deep water is a region called a halocline, where salinity gradually increases or decreases with depth. Salinity affects the freezing point of seawater – the higher the salinity, the lower the freezing point. Scientists measure pressure in units called bars. At sea level, the weight of the atmosphere exerts a pressure of about one bar. Underwater, pressure increases at the rate of one bar for every 10m (33ft) increase in depth, due to the weight of the overlying water. This means that at 70m (230ft), for example, the total pressure is eight bars or eight times the surface pressure.
Bouvet Is. Kerguelen Is. HOT SPOTS Some hot spot tracks link to areas where huge amounts of basalt ﬂooded from the hotspot onto the surface long ago. The Tristan da Cunha hotspot is linked to ﬂood basalts on both sides of the south Atlantic Ocean. KEY Plate boundaries ﬂood basalts convergent hotspot tracks transform hotspot divergent uncertain INTRODUCTION Tristan da Cunha ERUPTION OF A SUBMARINE VOLCANO Much of the world’s volcanic activity occurs below the ocean surface. Occasionally, an undersea volcano that has been growing for millennia reaches the sea surface and produces a dramatic eruption—as can be seen here, in an event that occurred near Hunga Ha’apai, Tonga, in the southwest Paciﬁc, in March 2009.