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Ocean

  • Sreepat Jain
Chapter
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

Oceans determine earth’s weather and climatic patterns and hence, play a crucial role in earth’s habitability. Most of the solar energy that reaches earth is stored in the ocean, which helps power oceanic and atmospheric circulation.

Keywords

Continental Shelf Continental Slope Terrigenous Sediment Abyssal Plain Continental Rise 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New DelhiIndia

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