The Formation of the Earth and Its Ocean
Lecture no. 8 from the course: Oceanography: Exploring Earth's Final Wilderness
Taught by Professor Harold J. Tobin | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Cover 9 billion years of cosmic history—from the big bang, to the accretion of the sun and planets, to the formation of Earth's oceans 4 billion years ago. The water in the oceans came from water vapor in volcanic eruptions and possibly from comet impacts.