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Why do temperatures in the marine environment fluctuate within a much narrower range than the terrestrial environment?

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Water has higher heat capacity than air.

Heat capacity measures how much heat energy the material can absorb in order to raise its temperature by one degree.

Water's ...

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Why the temperatures in the marine environment fluctuate within a much narrower range than the terrestrial environment are determined.

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