Steve Zissou Life Aquatic Analysis

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Steve Zissou comes from the film called The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. This was released in 2004. The character Steve Zissou was played by Bill Murray. Zissou is an eccentric oceanographer. Throughout the film, Steve is trying to find a mysterious creature known as a “jaguar shark”. The reason he is looking for this creature, is because it killed his best friend. When he sets sail to find this vicious creature, he discovers something much more. When he finally found out where the shark was and went he decided not to kill it. One reason he did not kill it was based on its beauty. There are three density zones in the ocean. First is the mixed layer Surface Zone. This “consists of water in contact with the atmosphere and is exposed to sunlight” (Prezi). This part of the water has the least dense water. The water is least dense here, since it rises. One interesting fact is that photosynthesis occurs in this zone. Sine there is enough sunlight it helps the process. The second zone is known as the Pycnocline Zone. With the more depth one goes underwater, the colder it becomes. This is called the Thermocline. Thermocline is “oceanic water layer in which water temperature decreases rapidly with increasing depth” (Britannica). This zone is significantly…show more content…
It is one of the major inorganic anions. An anion is “a negatively charged ion, as one attracted to the anode in electrolysis.” (dictionary.com). Sodium ions and chloride ions combine to form sodium chloride. While examining the percent of chloride ion is at 40%of the dissolved solids. When in the lab, there is a possibility that the samples were contaminated, causing different levels. The water can also be contaminated throughout parts of the world, depending on what is being put into the seawater. Once I am finished with the first sampling, I will continue to resample water in case it was contaminated. This will conclude in a more accurate
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