Ocean Salinity
Oceanography

OCEAN SALINITY: Why Oceans Have Salt

Ocean Salinity: Why Oceans Have Salt Imagine you’re stranded on a raft in the middle of the ocean. All this water. But no fresh water to drink. Oceans are salty because runoff transports minerals and […]

States of Water
Oceanography

STATES OF WATER: Gas, Liquid and Solid

Water changes states from gas, liquid and solid Because water is extremely versatile, it can transform phases from a gas, liquid and solid. We have so much water on the surface that it’s incorporated in […]

River Delta Schematic
Geology

RIVER DELTAS: How They Form

How river deltas form Streams and rivers drain carrying sediment in a watershed or catchment basin. Deltas begin to form when it carries too much sediment and clogs the entrance into the basin. At this […]