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Unformatted text preview: weather pattern o Waves Produced by: Wind- Daily Process Atmospheric conditions Earthquakes (tsunami) Tides (tidal bore) Breaking Waves Interaction of wave and the bottom Transport sediment Rip Currents Strong currents perpendicular to the coast are called rip currents o Tides Regular rise and fall of ocean water Earth spins beneath the two bulges, producing two high tides each day for most places on earth Spring and Neap tides Syzygy- moon +sun aligned Moon’s gravitational attraction greater because moon is closer- Moon 2x sun Two extreme highs and lows per lunar cycle...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ERS 102 taught by Professor Kelley during the Spring '08 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Spring '08