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MCGILLEPSC 185Christa ScholtzFall

EPSC 185 - Reading Notes.docx

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Low pressure system without any front attached. Warm ocean waters (80 f/27 c) throughout a depth of about 150 ft. An atmosphere which cools fast enough
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MCGILLEPSC 201Olivia JensenFall

EPSC 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Asthenosphere, Sulfur Dioxide, Outer Space

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MCGILLEPSC 201Olivia JensenFall

EPSC 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Continental Crust, Biomineralization, Stibnite

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Minerals: solids formed by a geologic process that has crystalline structure and chemical composition. Crystalline structure: atoms are not distributed
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MCGILLEPSC 201Olivia JensenFall

EPSC 201 Chapter 2: Chapter 2

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MCGILLEPSC 185John StixFall

Hurricanes Reading

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Tropical cyclone: warm-core, low pressure system without any front attached. Warm ocean water (at least 80 f/27 c) throughout depth (150 ft/46 m) Atmos
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MCGILLEPSC 185John StixFall

EPSC 185 Chapter Notes -Sea Surface Temperature, Walker Circulation, Atmospheric Circulation

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El nino in peru first months of each year has warm southward current every few years, warming starts earlier, is stronger & lasts longer (can be year o
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MCGILLEPSC 180Meredith ChiversWinter

EPSC 180 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Schizotypal Personality Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Neurotransmitter

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Chapter 14: developmental disorders in this chapter we cover those disorders that are revealed in a clinically significant way during a child"s develop
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MCGILLEPSC 201Olivia JensenFall

EPSC 201 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Flux Melting, Sulfur Dioxide, Breaking Free

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Volcanic eruptions: the transfer of lava from the earths interior to the earths surface is a volcanic this melt is called lava when to reaches the eart
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MCGILLEPSC 201Alfonso MucciWinter

EPSC 201 Chapter Notes -Pangaea, Hematite, Salt Lake

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Over the centuries, 2 schools of thought developed concerning how to explain the configuration of space. First school advocated a geocentric image wher
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MCGILLEPSC 185John GyakumFall

EPSC 185 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Phreatomagmatic Eruption, Volcanic Ash, Eyjafjallajökull

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Volcanic hazard from iceland: analysis and implications of the eyjafjallajokull eruption. Current volcanic activity in iceland isn"t unusual (explosive
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MCGILLEPSC 185John GyakumFall

EPSC 185 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Walker Circulation, Thermocline, Vise

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Children of the tropics: el ni o and la ni a. Large scale band of oceanic warming that affects most of the tropical pacific. The christ child : named s
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MCGILLEPSC 185John GyakumFall

EPSC 185 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Tropical Upper Tropospheric Trough, Tropical Cyclone, Wind Shear

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Tropical cyclone: warm-core, low pressure system without any front attached, that develops over the tropical or subtropical waters, with an organized c
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