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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby megan » January 22nd, 2015, 7:30 pm

I hope this isn't bad forum etiquette, but we need to get this question marathon rolling again.

Q: What are the ideal conditions for a coral reef? (in regards to water temp., salinity, turbidity, etc.)
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby TimeLord » January 25th, 2015, 9:43 am

An ideal temperature for a coral reef is between 68-90 degrees Fahrenheit or 20-32 degrees Celsius. For salinity it is best for it to be 34-37 parts of 1000. Coral also needs very clear water to grow so that sunlight can reach it easily. Is there any other things that need to be answered for your question?

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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby TimeLord » January 25th, 2015, 9:43 am

Also the coral should be in shallow water for it to grow the best.

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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby megan » January 25th, 2015, 4:40 pm

Also the coral should be in shallow water for it to grow the best.
An ideal temperature for a coral reef is between 68-90 degrees Fahrenheit or 20-32 degrees Celsius. For salinity it is best for it to be 34-37 parts of 1000. Coral also needs very clear water to grow so that sunlight can reach it easily. Is there any other things that need to be answered for your question?
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby TimeLord » January 27th, 2015, 1:04 pm

Ok. This is an easy one.
What are the four pelagic zones of the ocean? Also what depths do each of them start and end at?

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Postby SomeGuyOutThere » January 29th, 2015, 5:01 pm

Epipelagic - 0-200m
Mesopelagic - 200-1000m
Bathypelagic - 1000-4000m
Abyssopelagic - 4000-Ocean Floor
Hadopelagic - Below Ocean Floor
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » February 11th, 2015, 6:40 pm

It's been a while, so I'll ask another question:

What is the use of iron to create a phytoplankton bloom in the ocean to remove CO2 from the atmosphere?
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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby dragons790 » February 11th, 2015, 9:13 pm

Iron is a limiting nutrient in the ocean, so adding it will cause phytoplankton to grow quickly (bloom). They'll photosynthesize and remove CO2 from the atmosphere that way. The bad part comes from when all the algae die and cause hypoxia instead.

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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » February 12th, 2015, 4:04 am

I was looking for a word, not an explanation, but close enough. :D (Iron Fertilization is what I was looking for)

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Re: Green Generation B/C

Postby dragons790 » February 12th, 2015, 3:56 pm

Ah, alright.

Which of the following is not an important greenhouse gas?
A. CO2
B. CH4
C. CFC
D. NO2


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