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 DeCS Categories

G01 Physical Phenomena .
G01.311 Geological Phenomena .
G01.311.625 Oceans and Seas .
G16 Biological Phenomena .
G16.500 Ecological and Environmental Phenomena .
G16.500.275 Environment .
G16.500.275.725 Saline Waters .
G16.500.275.725.500 Seawater .
G16.500.275.725.500.650 Oceans and Seas .
H01 Natural Science Disciplines .
H01.277 Earth Sciences .
H01.277.750 Oceanography .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.016 Water Resources .
SP4.016.132 Water .
SP4.016.132.553 Surface Waters .
SP4.016.132.553.929 Oceanography .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.473 Risk 17142 .
SP8.473.654 Hazards .
SP8.473.654.482 Geography .
SP8.473.654.482.077 Oceanic Area .
SP8.473.654.517 Geology .
SP8.473.654.517.327 Oceanic Plate .
SP8.473.654.587 Meteorology .
SP8.473.654.587.642 Water Spout .
SP8.473.654.587.642.542 Marine Storm .
SP8.473.654.622 Oceanography .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.702 Disaster Planning .
SP8.946.702.667 Specialties in Disasters .
SP8.946.702.667.670 Oceanography .
Z01 Geographic Locations .
Z01.678 Oceania .
Z01.756 Oceans and Seas .
Z01.756.342 Indian Ocean .
 
 Terms
 Synonyms & Historicals
Documents
LILACS e MDL
 
Oceans and Seas .
Oceans .
Seas and Oceans .
Seas 11858 .
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic). .
1.00
2210428
 
Oceania .
The islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia. (Random House Dictionary, 2d ed) .
0.60
6275
 
Oceanic Area .
Describes the marine area beyond the coast, generally situated away from the continental margin. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.56
00
 
Oceanography .
Oceanographies .
Oceanology .
The science that deals with the ocean and its phenomena. (Webster, 3d ed) .
0.53
12781
 
Oceanic Plate .
The one that comprises the vast extension of salt water covering three quarters of the Earth. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.49
00
 
Marine Storm .
Oceanic Storm .
0.48
00
 
Indian Ocean .
Persian Gulf .
Red Sea .
A body of water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the earth, extending amidst Africa in the west, Australia in the east, Asia in the north, and Antarctica in the south. Including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, it constitutes the third largest ocean after the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the PACIFIC OCEAN. (New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 15th ed, 1990, p289) .
0.48
41702