Having a positively charged end and a negatively charged end
Polarity
water sticking to water
Cohesion
Water sticking to another surface
Adhesion
The skin of the water created by cohesion.
Surface tension
The ratio of mass to volume in a substance.
Density
The amount of energy to raise temperature.
Specific heat
The saltiness of a body of water.
Salinity
Water that flows over the land without sinking.
Runoff
Underwater vent found near volcanoes.
Hydrothermal vent
Weather pattern that develops over the ocean.
El-Nino
Zone of the ocean.
Photic zone
Water located below Earth's surface.
Groundwater
A rock layer that collects and stores groundwater.
Aquifer
A surface able to penetrated by water.
Permeable
A surface that water cannot penetrate.
Impermeable
An area of land that drains into drains, etc, to a river.
Watershed
The land that water flows across or under.
River basin
Freshwater stream.
Tributary
Where freshwater and saltwater mix and meet.
Estuary
Large material or artificial lake.
Reservoir
Movement of cold water.
Upwelling
A process, weathered rock is picked up and moved.
Erosion
Where eroded materials such as rock and other materials are deposited by water, wind, ice.
Sedimentation
Organisms that live in top layer of ocean.
Phytoplankton
Enrichment of an ecosystem.
Eutrophication
When organisms go far down.
Chemosynthesis
Technique that uses sound.
Sonar
Amount of present in the water.
Dissolved oxygen

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