Class review for exam 2
Class review for exam 2 MSCI 210 001
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Date Created: 10/14/15
The moon creates strong tides The Bay of Fundy have the largest tides in the world Of the incoming radiation from the sun what percentage is immediately re ected back to space 30 The Northern Hemisphere which direction does the coriois force de ect an object To the right There are 3 major atmospheric circulation cells between the eqator and the pole Moving poleward the cells are Hadley Ferrel and Polar At what latitude are the most deserts found 30 degrees Ocean surface currents are driven by all of the following except density Surface currents are driven by wind Surface water moves at degrees to the wind direction 45 Overall water column moves at degrees to the wind 90 Water circulating around a gyre has two forces acting upon it These forces are Coriolis and gravity Density is not part of gyre circulation or surface circulation Western boundary currents such as the Gulf Stream are regions of Warm deep and fast current Which of the following is NOT a major oceanic gyre North Atlantic gyre South Paci c Westerly lndian North Paci c Which direction does the gyre in the southern hemisphere circulate Counterclockwise Upwelling can occur in all of the following locations except Off the coast of California At the equator Along the coasts where there is a western boundary current Along coasts where there is an eastern boundary Thermohaline circulation starts with Cold water sinking in the N Atlantic Eastern boundary currents are cold wide and shallow The time is takes for one full wave to pass a xed position is called wave period Swell sur ng happens a few days after a storm occurs offshore
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