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MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Surface Runoff, Estuary, Bull Shark

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4 Dec 2016
3
Cooper river is where most of our runoff from columbia goes. Why are estuaries important: offer a complex habitat unlike that found in other parts of t
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SCMSCI 210JonesFall

MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Thermohaline Circulation, Upwelling, Antarctic Circumpolar Current

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23 Oct 2016
4
Two types of ocean circulation: surface currents. Forces that drive surface currents: wind, coriolis, gravity, solar heating. Winds generate surface cu
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MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Turtle Excluder Device, Hawksbill Sea Turtle, Leatherback Sea Turtle

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28 Oct 2016
1
What is a sea turtle: large air breathing reptiles, cold blooded animals, can"t regulate their body temperature. Anatomy: carapace- upper side of the s
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SCMSCI 210JonesFall

MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Flatworm, Mollusca, Bioluminescence

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23 Oct 2016
3
Global distribution of benthic biomass: distribution pattern of benthic biomass follows primary productivity in surface waters, organic production sink
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SCMSCI 210JonesFall

MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Subduction, North American Plate, Divergent Boundary

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23 Oct 2016
3
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MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Mixotroph, Green Algae, Chlorophyll

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23 Oct 2016
4
The ocean carbon cycle: phytoplankton are essential--take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere. Picoplanktonic cyanobacteria: most abundant organism on
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SCMSCI 210JonesFall

MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Thermocline, Ocean Current, Refraction

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24 Oct 2016
3
Western boundary currents: warm, narrow, deep, sharp boundary w/ coastal circulation. The slow, large-scale circulation of deep water masses driven by
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SCMSCI 210JonesFall

MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Chordate, Gestation, Overfishing

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24 Oct 2016
8
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MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Big Bang, Solar System, Scientific Method

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23 Oct 2016
5
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MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Chemical Equilibrium, Latent Heat, Hydrogen Bond

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23 Oct 2016
3
Water is odd: has unique physical and chemical features, related to its polarity and hydrogen bonding, moderates global temp, density is key to how oce
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MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Global Temperature Record, Thermohaline Circulation, Gulf Stream

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9 Nov 2016
7
It"s the sun: climate"s changed before, not bad, there is no consensus, etc etc. It"s the sun: the temperature of the earth is gradually increasing, ho
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MSCI 210 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Chlorofluorocarbon, Ocean Acidification, Nuclear Power

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18 Nov 2016
1
What is the physics behind the warming: solar radiation is being absorbed rather than reflected back into the atmosphere, black absorbs and white refle
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