Focus Questions: 1. What biotic and abiotic factors are present on the continental shelf ocean floor? 2. How do biotic and abiotic factors interact to create marine food webs? Objectives: The student will: 1. Infer from populations of marine flora and fauna the physical conditions that give rise to these populations. 2. Relate the importance of species that dwell in ocean sediments to the overall health of marine ecosystems.
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography (SkIO)
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