Class Notes (835,600)
Canada (509,275)
Langara College (1,809)
Geology (204)
GEOL 2207 (204)
B.Ward (130)
Lecture

Waves.docx

3 Pages
89 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

Description
Waves, Currents, and Coastlines Coastal Processes – Waves  Wave height (height from crest to trough), wavelength (crest to crest), wave period (time that a wave requires to move from a crest to crest) o Depend on: o 1. Wind speed o 2. Length of time the wind has blown o 3. The fetch – distance over which wind operates  Tsunami waves – body wave – entire height of ocean  These waves only affect the surface o Transfer process of energy from winds into surface disturbance of wave motion in water 
More Less

Related notes for GEOL 2207

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit