Share this entry

Share this page


Saltos de línea: ocean|og¦raphy
Pronunciación: /ˌəʊʃəˈnɒɡrəfi

Definición de oceanography en inglés:


[mass noun]
The branch of science that deals with the physical and biological properties and phenomena of the sea.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Both students are in the biological oceanography curricular group at Scripps.
  • He specializes in ocean acoustics, signal processing and physical oceanography.
  • In 1855, Maury wrote the first textbook on modern oceanography, The Physical Geography of the Sea and Its Meteorology.



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The difference between adjacent water bodies allows physical oceanographers to calculate rates of water movement in the deep sea.
  • See the tools that oceanographers use, like this buoy used to measure ocean conditions.
  • I'm a physical oceanographer based at Southampton Oceanography Centre, where we also do climate research.


Pronunciación: /-nəˈɡrafɪk/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • By the 1930s Ritter's legacy included the full range of oceanographic disciplines - biological, physical, chemical, and geological.
  • Transient oceanographic features exist, however, facilitating shelf retention, cross-bight exchange, and return of expatriated larvae.
  • They had been five months in the Pacific, traveled more than 12,000 miles and explored more than 62 oceanographic stations.


Pronunciación: /-nəˈɡrafɪk(ə)l/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • From further geological and oceanographical investigation, the positions and edges of the oceanic plates and the continents within them can be identified and also mapped.
  • A detailed table of the oceanographical, sedimentological and palaeontological parameters that characterize the two episode types was presented by Jeppsson.

Definición de oceanography en:

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día apathetic
Pronunciación: apəˈθɛtɪk
showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern