What is the pH of ocean water?

Answer The pH of the water in most areas of the world's oceans varies from approximately 7.9 to 8.2, and can reach 7.3 in deep estuaries, 8.6 in coastal plankton blooms and up to 9.5 in tide pools.Source:... Read More »

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What causes salt water and fresh water to mix in the ocean?

Diffusion causes the two to mix to achieve equilibrium of salt concentration.

Is brackish water more saline than ocean water?

Brackish water occurs when saltwater meets freshwater, such as estuaries where the sea reaches into a river. Therefore, brackish water has more salt content than freshwater but less than saltwater ... Read More »

What Causes Ocean Water to Flow in the Gulf Stream?

Ocean currents are the circulatory system of the Earth. The water movement provides a method for circulating nutrients within the water column, sustaining nourishment for ocean animals and plants. ... Read More »

What would happen if you put ocean water on a wound/open injury and burn?

Ocean water will kill the germs and disinfect the wound but it will make it burn badly but makes you feel good after the pain is gone!