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Seawater Composition
This reference discusses the composition and chemistry of seawater, and how they affect organisms in the sea. Topics include salinity, temperature, density, dissolved gases, dissolved nutrients, and pH.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Chemical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003, Genny Anderson. None of the material in Marine Science may be copied or used for any purpose without permission of the copyright holder. Copyrights on all materials, including but not limited to text, images, and artwork, are held by Genny Anderson and/or by their creators as noted.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-008-938
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:

Contact: Genny Anderson
Biological Sciences
Santa Barbara City College