Oceanography

Discover the ways of the ocean!

What is Oceanography?

Oceanography, also known as oceanology, is the scientific research/study of of all characteristics of the oceans, their boundaries, and their contents. Major parts of this type of study are concerned with the physical nature of the oceans, their chemical and mineral constituents, the great variety of living things that inhabit the oceans, and the geological structure of the ocean floor.

What you may not know:

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Oceans

This is a map of the Earth's oceans. Only about 5% of the oceans has been discovered. Yet 70% of the Earth is covered in water.
Elementary Science - Oceanography, Grades 4-6