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I have always wondered: why is the sea salty?

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Phillips, HE, I have always wondered: why is the sea salty?, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 11 September (2017) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

Why is the sea salty? (Robert Moran, Middlecove) The short answer is that water dissolves the salts contained in rocks, and these salts are carried in the water to the sea.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:The Conversation, Why is the sea salty?
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Physical Oceanography
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Author:Phillips, HE (Dr Helen Phillips)
ID Code:121580
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Centre for Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2017-10-04
Last Modified:2017-10-04
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