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Encyclopedia > Marine (ocean)

Marine is an umbrella term for things relating to the ocean, as with marine biology, marine geology, and as a term for a navy, etc. In scientific contexts, the term almost always refers exclusively to saltwater environments, although in other contexts (e.g., engineering) it may refer to any (usually navigable) body of water. The expression umbrella term means a word that provides a superset or grouping of related concepts. ... [[Image:http://www. ... Marine biology is the scientific study of the plants, animals, and other organisms that live in the ocean. ... Oceanography (from Ocean + Greek γράφειν = write), also called oceanology and marine science is the study of the earths oceans and their interlinked ecosystems and chemical and physical processes. ... The multinational Combined Task Force One Five Zero (CTF-150) The British Grand Fleet, the supreme naval force of WW1 A rare occurrence of a 5-country multinational fleet, during Operation Enduring Freedom in the Oman Sea. ... For information on water from a sea or ocean, see sea water. ... Engineering applies scientific and technical knowledge to solve human problems. ...


 
 

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