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OCG 301 Lecture 12: Tides
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Tides 1016 Characteristics and Causes of Tides Tides are periodic, short-term changes in the height of the ocean surface at a particular place Tides are caused by gravitational force of the moon and sun and the motion of t...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture 11: Waves
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Waves 101118 Ocean waves move energy Waves do not move the water mass Progressive Waves Waves of moving energy in which the wave form moves in one direction along the surface of the transmission medium Orbital Waves Waves ...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Sea Level Rise, Ocean Acidification, Arctic Ocean
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10918 How will Ocean Change as the Earth Warms? Global warming can affect: Ocean temperature and salinity balance Oceans ability to absorb 2O Sea levels, coastlines, ocean currents, ocean acidification Ocean biogeochemistr...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture 9: Air-Sea Interaction
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10-4-18 Air-Sea Interaction Coupled Atmosphere-Ocean Phenomena in tropical region El Nino: Warming in the eastern and central tropical Pacific Ocean Warm water sloshes to the Eastern Side of the basin during El Nino La Nin...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture 8: Ocean Circulation Part 2
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10218 Ocean Circulation Part 2 Thermohaline Circulation In the deep-ocean layers, water density variation, not wind, is the primary cause of current. The movement of water due to different densities is thermohaline circula...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Ekman Spiral, Ekman Transport, Oceanic Basin
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Ocean Circulation 9/27 Why is Ocean Circulation important? Transports heat from equator to poles Transports nutrients and organisms Influences weather and climate I...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Mauna Loa Observatory, Water Vapor, Extreme Weather
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Climate Change Atmosphere 9/25 Main findings on climate change (2013) It is already happening It is going to continue happening The rate of change is alarming IPCC : I...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Solar Thermal Collector, Water Vapor, Cool Air
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9/18/18 Atmosphere Part 1 Atmosphere: volume of gases, water vapor, and airborne particles that envelops Earth Atmosphere influences energy received from the sun and works with the ocean to determine c...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Numerical Weather Prediction, Jule Gregory Charney, Meteorology
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9/20/18 Atmosphere part 2 Methods of Forecasting Persistence Methods Tomorrow will be much the same as today Works well when conditions change only slowly ...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Continental Margin, Echo Sounding, Bathymetry
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Lecture 3; Continental Margins and Ocean Basins How did early scientist study the ocean floor? Early bathymetric studies were often performed using a weighted line to measure the depth of t...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Continental Crust, Oceanic Crust, Outer Core
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Earth Structure Density is a key concept for understanding the structure of Earth Density = Mass/Volume Density is usually expressed in grams per cubic centimeter (g/cm ) Determined by study...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 301 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Challenger Expedition, Oceanography
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9/6/18 History of ocean science and exploration Voyaging began for trade purposes Polynesians spread throughout the Pacific Ocean , known for their knowledge of oceans and marin...

Oceanography
OCG 301
Professor Isaac Ginis
OCG 110 Lecture 5: Plate Techtonics
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21216 notes Plate tectonics Part 1: earths structure Density stratified Density and pressure increase moving toward the core Temperature increases as you go deeper and deeper to the core Based on the total mass and volume...

Oceanography
OCG 110
D' Hondt Stephen
OCG 110 Lecture 2: history of oceanogahy
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OCG 110 A brief history of ocean exploration Motivating factors Timeline of exploration Examples (motivation, when, who) Motivation 3 Gs and a K o Gold: trade, natural resource exploitation God: Spread religious ideas, esc...

Oceanography
OCG 110
D' Hondt Stephen
Oceanography
OCG 451
David Smith, Lewis Rothstein

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