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L18Q - Oceans II

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Department
Geology
Course
GEO1111
Professor
David Schneider
Semester
Winter

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Lecture'18'Questions' 1. If%the%wavelength%of%a%wave%stays%the%same,%what%happens%when%the%wave%period% increases?%% A. Wave%speed%increases.% % B. Wave%speed%decreases% C. Wave%height%increases.% % D. Wave%height%decreases%% E. Wave%energy%increases % % 2. Spring%tides%and%neap%tides%occ ur%in%patterns%governed%by% % A. changes%in%the%force%of%Earth’s%gravity % B. the%type%of%ocean%currents%near%where%the%tides%occur % C. whether%the%gravity%of%the%sun%or%the%moon%exerts%a%stronger%pull % D. the%relative%positions%of%the%sun,%Earth,%and%the%moon % E. changes%in%inertial%forces% % 3. Surface%ocean%circulation%is%driven%primarily%by%_______%and%modified%by%________.% % A. density%differences;%the%Coriolis%effe ct%and%land%%% B. density%differences;%differences% in%salinity%and%temperature%% C. latitude;%differences%in%salinity%and%land% % D. wind;%the%Coriolis%effect%and%land% % E. wind;%gravity%and%density % ' 4. The%Coriolis%effects%are%greatest%at%% A. Longer%distances%and%lower%latitudes% % B. Longer%distances%and%equator% % C. Longer%distances%and%higher%latitudes % D. Shorter%distances%and%equator % E. Shorter%distances%and%lower%latitudes% % 5. Which%of%the%following%statements%on%density%structure%is%not%correct % A. Two%isothermal%bodies%of%water%may%have%different%densities % B. Melting%of%sea%ice%produces%cold%dense%fresh%water%that%sinks%to%the%sea%floor % C. Storms%and%disturbances%ma y%cause%water%to%become%isothermal%to%
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