Sound travel time?
Why is water a polar molecule? What properties of water derive from its polar nature?
How does water’s high heat capacity influence the ocean? Leaving aside its effect on
beach parties, how do you think conditions on earth would differ if our ocean
consisted of ethyl alcohol?
What factors affect the density of water? Why does cold air or water tend to sink?
What is the role of salinity in water density?
How is the ocean stratified by density? What physical factors are involved? What
names are given to the ocean’s density zones?