Subject: Sea salt

Kim Marshall (kimm@oceanalliance.org)
Thu, 13 May 1999 08:32:02 -0400 (EDT)

Reply:  Please let me know what you find out as I am interested now!!! Good
luck! Kim>

Respone:  Thank you.  My teacher thinks that the volcanic activity adds to
the amount of
>salt, but she wants me to keep looking too.
>
>Kim Marshall wrote:
>> I would have to look up the answer to this myself which would take some
>> time so I suggest that you continue to search the internet using key words
>> like salt water, ponds, lakes, leaching, runoff, etc.  For tagging of
>> whales search WhaleNet's pages on tagging right whales and other species.
>> I hope this helps you - good luck. Kim
>>
>> Question:
>> >Our 7th grade class is studying oceanography and tracking whales.  I was
>> >wondering why - if the salt in the sea comes from the land and leaching
>> >- why aren't lakes salty too?  I understand the water cycle and
>> >evaporation, and it seems as if lakes should have salt from the runoff
>> >of streams and rivers that should accumulate as well.  I need this
>> >information for part of my report if you can help me.  Thank you so
>> >much!
>>
>> Kim Marshall-Tilas
>> Whale Conservation Institute/Ocean Alliance
>> 191 Weston Road
>> Lincoln, MA  01773
>> (781) 259-0423
>> fax: 259-0288
>> website: http://www.oceanalliance.org


Kim Marshall-Tilas
Whale Conservation Institute/Ocean Alliance
191 Weston Road
Lincoln, MA  01773
(781) 259-0423
fax: 259-0288
website: http://www.oceanalliance.org