Environmental 207: Ocean Wind
Environmental 207: Ocean Wind GEOL 207
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Date Created: 02/09/16
GEOL 207 Environmental Geology Wind Oceans Oceans Absorbs light 0 Farther you go down the darker it is 0 Warm water is less dense than cold water Colder as you go down Take long time to heat and cold Wind ows from left to right 0 So eventually we expect water to also ow left to right Gyre gt whirl spiral o 20 40 degrees Northern hemisphere To the right Southern hemisphere To the left Ekman Spiral r Wind Suf ce Wale i Wind force Wind force Direction Direction of motion a b c Average oi 3rCI Dimension Northern Southern trade winds trade winds B Equatorial upwelling Wind wen Uwellling eher e Wind Herthwerd heat trenepert in P39Iquot391I1E W Herthern hemisphere Yettal regmm NW x III 1 III 2 3 4 5 EiIII TIII EIII EDEN er F39e arean ED 4 F39re ntieeHall Very difficult to get enough energy deep underwater to get the water to ow GEOCHEMISTRY Salinity gt the salt content of the ocean permil 0 Average 35gkg 0 Effects Density gkg More salt in water the more dense Temperature Sea Water 0 Sodium Na 0 Chloride Cl Magnesium Mg Calcium Ca Potassium k SO4 HCO3 Fe Input 0 Erosion of rocks 4x10quot12 tyr 13 million years Output 0 Evaporation Precipitation 0 Biological Processes 0 Wind Sea Spray 0 Force of salt water into cracks in earth
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