Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 9 - Liquids, Solids, and Materials - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 421c: 53


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When water becomes colder, it sinks to the bottom. Consequently, as the water gets cold during fall in the north or during spring in the south, the upper water, which contains dissolved oxygen, sinks to the bottom. Thus, this process brings nutrients to the bottom of the ocean.
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